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(mak′yŭ-lē″) (mak′yŭ-lī″) pl. maculae pl. maculae [L. macula, a mark, spot, stain]
1. A small spot or colored area. SEE: roseolaSEE: 2. Macule. 3. The specialized central region of the retina that surrounds the fovea and contains a high concentration of cone photoreceptors. It is responsible for central vision, fine visual detail, and color vision. It is located anatomically between the superior and inferior temporal vessels of the retina. SYN: SEE: macula lutea retinae; SEE: yellow spot macular (-lăr ), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Macula." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732839/all/macula.
Macula. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732839/all/macula. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Macula. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732839/all/macula
Macula [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/732839/all/macula.
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