macula

highly sensitive part of the retina responsible for detailed central vision

macula

Small central area of the retina surrounding the fovea; area of acute central vision
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macula

(from the article `ear, human`) ...as the otolith organs (Figure 4). Because they respond to gravitational forces, they are also called gravity receptors. Each sac has on its inner ...
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macula

(mak´u-lә) Latin word meaning stain or macule (def. 1). in anatomy, an area distinguishable by color or otherwise from its surroundings. a corneal scar that can be seen without special optical aids; it presents as a gray spot intermediate between a nebula and a leukoma. macula l...
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macula

[n] - a yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones
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Macula

• (n.) A spot, as on the skin, or on the surface of the sun or of some other luminous orb. • (n.) A rather large spot or blotch of color.
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macula

macula lutea noun a yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision
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Macula

[archaeology] Macula is a term used by archaeologists to describe small two-dimensional features of ancient human origin visible on an aerial photograph, such as points, spots or patches, which may represent features such as burial places, pits, Grubenhäuser (homesteads with sunken floors), constructions based on posthole or features above...
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Macula

[planetary geology] Macula (pl. maculae) is the Latin word for `spot`. It is used in planetary nomenclature to refer to unusually dark areas on the surface of a planet or moon. They are seen on the icy surfaces of Jupiter`s moon Europa, Saturn`s moon Titan and Neptune`s moon Triton. The term was adopted for planetary nomenclature when high ...
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Macula

Mac'u·la noun ; plural Maculæ . [ Latin , spot, stain, blot. See Mail armor, and confer Mackle , Macule .] 1. A spot, as on the skin, or on the surface of the sun or of some other luminous orb. 2. (Zoology) A rather large spot or blo...
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macula

1. <dermatology> A stain, spot or thickening. ... 2. <ophthalmology> Often used alone to refer to the macula retinae. ... (10 Jan 1998) ...
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Macula

A circumscribed spot in any tissue.
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macula

A dark spot.
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Macula

A flat spot or discoloured area of the skin. The most sensitive region of the retina used for reading
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Macula

A small central area of the retina responsible for the sharp, clear vision needed to look directly at an object.
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macula

a stain, spot, or thickening (NA). Often used alone to refer to the macula retinae.
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macula

Latin = spot (cf. immaculate - spotless); adjective - macular.
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macula

Latin, meaning: stain, mark, spot/ blemish, fault, flaw.
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macula

macula, plural; maculae, singular A small spot or colored area.
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Macula

Macula: A macula is a small spot. A macula on the skin is a small flat spot while the macula in the eye is a small spot where vision is keenest in the retina. The macula of the retina, the light-sensitive layer of tissue at the back of the eye, is the best known macula. It is in the center of the retina. As we read, light is focused onto our macula...
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macula

stain, mark, spot / blemish, fault, flaw.
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Macula

the area of the retina that allows fine details to be observed at the centre of vision; also refers to any small, flat spot on the skin
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macula

the part of the retina in the eye used for reading and seeing fine detail.
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macula

the part of the retina in the eye used for reading and seeing fine detail.
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macula

Type: Term Pronunciation: mak′yū-lă, -ū-lē Definitions: 1. A circumscribed flat area, up to 1 cm in diameter, differing perceptibly in color from the surrounding tissue. 2. A small discolored patch or spot on the skin, neither elevated above nor depressed below the skin's surface. 3. The neuroepithelial sensory receptors o...
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