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 as a freckle
n.

plural maculae, from Latin macula “spot, stain,” used of various spots (sunspots, markings on minerals, etc.), of uncertain origin. Especially the macula lutea in the eye.

macula mac·u·la (māk’yə-lə)
n. pl. mac·u·las or mac·u·lae (-lē’)

mac’u·lar adj.
macula
(māk’yə-lə)
Plural maculae (māk’yə-lē’) or maculas

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