noun, plural mac·u·lae [mak-yuh-lee] /ˈmæk yəˌli/.
- macula adherens,
- macula atrophica,
- macula cerulea,
- macula corneae,
- macula cribrosa
Origin of macula
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
noun plural -ulae (-jʊˌliː) or -ules anatomy
Word Origin for macula
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.