fovea fovea


  • (n) area consisting of a small depression in the retina containing cones and where vision is most acute


  1. An electron micrograph of a human retina shows the crater-like macula, with the fovea at its center.
  2. This is larger than the fovea centralis, the part of the retina that is used in accurate vision.


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