noun, plural mac·u·lae [mak-yuh-lee]. /ˈmæk yəˌli/.
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Origin of macula
OTHER WORDS FROM maculamac·u·lar, adjectivemul·ti·mac·u·lar, adjective
Words nearby macula
Example sentences from the Web for macula
A spot of a different colour, included in a plaga or macula.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby
The macula rash was entirely unique so far as I knew, but a sketch greatly helped to fix it on one's memory.A Labrador Doctor|Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Reniform: kidney-shaped: applied to a macula approximating that shape, found at the end of median cell in many moths.
Confluent: running together; as of two macula when united in one outline.
In order then to avoid diplopia the macula lutea moves to where the retinal image is formed.Schweigger on Squint|C. Schweigger