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fovea centralis

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small depression near the center of the retina, constituting the area of most acute vision.

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

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

New Latin fovea centrālis : Latin fovea, small pit + Latin centrālis, central.

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