areola
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The plural of "areola" is "areolas" or "areolae."
areola(
eh
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ri
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o
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luh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la areola
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
During breastfeeding, the baby has not only the nipple but also much of the areola in its mouth.Durante el amamantamiento, el bebé tiene no solo el pezón sino también una gran parte de la areola dentro de su boca.
b. la aréola
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The color of the human areola can range from pink to dark brown.El color de la aréola humana puede variar de rosa a marrón oscuro.
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areola [əˈrɪələ]
noun
areolas areolae [əˈrɪəliː] aureola (f); areola (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
aréola
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “areola.”
aréola(
ah
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reh
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oh
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lah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (anatomy)
a. areola
El piercing va en el pezón, no en la aréola.The piercing goes though the nipple, not the areola.
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