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1. macula

noun. a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field.

Synonyms

  • dapple
  • spot
  • fleck
  • maculation
  • sunspot
  • speckle

Etymology

  • macula (Latin)

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2. macula

noun. a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases.

Synonyms

  • liver spot
  • plague spot
  • tegument
  • cutis
  • dapple
  • spot
  • fleck
  • maculation
  • macule
  • lentigo
  • skin
  • freckle
  • speckle

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • clean
  • stay
  • outside

Etymology

  • macula (Latin)

3. macula

noun. a small yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision.

Synonyms

  • yellow spot
  • region
  • macula lutea
  • area
  • retina

Etymology

  • macula (Latin)

Sentences with macula


1. Noun, singular or mass
Zeaxanthin is found in high concentrations in the macula of the eye, the part that is responsible for your most detailed vision.

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