parafovea


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Noun1.parafovea - area of the retina immediately surrounding the fovea
region, area - a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
retina - the innermost light-sensitive membrane covering the back wall of the eyeball; it is continuous with the optic nerve
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The measured thicknesses at 1 and 2 mm distances from central fovea were named parafovea and perifovea, respectively (Figure 2).