macular area n.
The portion of the retina used for central vision.
noun, Ophthalmology. 1. degeneration of the central portion of the retina, resulting in a loss of sharp vision. noun 1. pathological changes in the macula lutea, resulting in loss of central vision: a common cause of blindness in the elderly macular degeneration n. Degeneration of the macula lutea characterized by spots of pigmentation and causing […]
- Macula retinae
macula retinae macula ret·i·nae (rět’n-ē’) n. See macula lutea.
- Macular leprosy
macular leprosy n. Tuberculoid leprosy characterized by lesions that are small, hairless, and dry and that appear erythematous in light skin and hypopigmented or copper-colored in dark skin.
- Macula sacculi
macula sacculi macula sac·cu·li (sāk’yə-lī’) n. The oval sensory area in the anterior wall of the saccule of the ear where the saccular nerve filaments are attached.