fovea : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n area consisting of a small depression in the retina containing cones and where vision is most acute
- An electron micrograph of a human retina shows the crater-like macula, with the fovea at its center.
- This is larger than the fovea centralis, the part of the retina that is used in accurate vision.
- One is a highly sensitive dimplelike spot on the retina (the fovea centralisliterally, "central pit"), which acts as a magnifying device to spread the image over a greater .