noun, plural mac·u·lae [mak-yuh-lee] /ˈmæk yəˌli/.
Origin of macula
Related formsmac·u·lar, adjectivemul·ti·mac·u·lar, adjective
Examples 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