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n. pl. mac·u·lae (-lē′) or mac·u·las
a. An opaque spot on the cornea.
b. The macula lutea.
2. See macule2.

[Middle English, from Latin.]

mac′u·lar adj.
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, maculate
a. macular, rel. a una mácula.
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