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- n. Plural form of fovea.
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They have four foveas (the part of the eye that sees detail) instead of our two, the ability to detect reflected ultraviolet light and greatly accelerated speed of visual processing.
Et inuriscus predictus tain ftructus fuit, cuin per foveas a (| iia pleiia, cum per vias oi) stupata», quod durum fuit iiitraie maiiscuiu.
The chronicle of Iohn Hardyng : containing an account of public transactions from the earliest period of English history to the beginning of the reign of King Edward the Fourth, together with the continuation by Richard Grafton, to the thirty fourth year of King Henry the Eighth : the former part collated with two manuscripts of the author's own time, the last, with Grafton's duplicate edition : to which are added a biographical and literary preface, and an index by Henry Ellis
I don’t think she can get much stereoscopy in her peripheral vision surely her foveas point outward?