macula lutea definition

  • noun:
    • one minute yellowish area containing the forea centralis located nearby the center associated with the retina of the eye where aesthetic perception is many intense. Also called yellow place.
    • macula (yellow place into the human eye)
    • A yellowish main section of the retina that is full of cones.
    • a tiny yellowish main area of the retina this is certainly high in cones and therefore mediates clear detailed eyesight

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