Macula cribrosa

macula cribrosa macula cri·bro·sa (krĭ-brō’sə)
One of three areas, inferior, middle, and superior, on the wall of the vestibule of the labyrinth of the ear, through which nerve filaments pass to portions of the membranous labyrinth.


Read Also:

  • Macula densa

    macula densa macula den·sa (děn’sə) n. A densely packed group of modified epithelial cells in the distal tubule of a nephron, adjacent to the juxtaglomerular cells.

  • Maculae

    [mak-yuh-luh] /ˈmæk yə lə/ noun, plural maculae [mak-yuh-lee] /ˈmæk yəˌli/ (Show IPA) 1. a spot or blotch, especially on one’s skin; macule. 2. Ophthalmology. /ˈmækjʊlə/ noun (anatomy) (pl) -ulae (-jʊˌliː), -ules 1. a small spot or area of distinct colour, esp the macula lutea 2. any small discoloured spot or blemish on the skin, such […]

  • Macula flava

    macula flava macula fla·va (flā’və) n. A yellowish spot at the anterior end of the rima glottidis where the two vocal folds join.

  • Macula-lutea

    [mak-yuh-luh loo-tee-uh] /ˈmæk yə lə ˈlu ti ə/ noun, plural maculae luteae [mak-yuh-lee loo-tee-ee, mak-yuh-lahy loo-tee-ahy] /ˈmæk yəˌli ˈlu tiˌi, ˈmæk yəˌlaɪ ˈlu tiˌaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. (def 2b). /ˈluːtɪə/ noun (pl) maculae luteae (ˈluːtɪˌiː) 1. a small yellowish oval-shaped spot, rich in cones, near the centre of the retina of the eye, where vision […]

Disclaimer: Macula cribrosa definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.