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mac•u•la(ˈmæk yə lə)
n., pl. -lae (-ˌli) -las.
1. a spot, esp. on the skin.
a. an opaque spot on the cornea.
b. Also called yellow spot. an irregularly oval, yellow-pigmented area on the central retina containing color-sensitive rods and the central point of sharpest vision.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin: spot, blemish]
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|Noun||1.||yellow spot - any of several fungous or viral diseases characterized by yellow spotting on the leaves|
plant disease - a disease that affects plants
tomato streak - disease of a wide range of plants (tomatoes, potatoes, peas) resulting from a mixed infection of potato and tomato mosaic
|2.||yellow spot - a small yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision|
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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n. mácula lútea.
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