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n. pl. fo·ve·o·lae (-lē′) or fo·ve·o·las
A small fovea.

[New Latin, diminutive of Latin fovea, small pit.]


n, pl -lae (-ˌliː)
(Biology) biology a small fovea
[C19: from New Latin, diminutive of fovea]
foˈveolar adj
foveolate, ˈfoveoˌlated adj
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The deepest point of the foveola is named the umbo.
13,14) argued that since there are no blue sensitive cones in the foveola, the macular pigment will not affect the blue channel of trichromatic processing.
5mm) and in healthy eyes a reflex can be seen from foveola at the very centre of the fovea.