- mac·u·lar, adjective
- mul·ti·mac·u·lar, adjective
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How to use macula in a sentence
In order then to avoid diplopia the macula lutea moves to where the retinal image is formed.Schweigger on Squint | C. Schweigger
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
Mail comes from the Latin macula, the mesh of a net; and the first coats of mail were made of rings or a kind of metal network.A Brief History of the English Language and Literature, Vol. 2 (of 2) | John Miller Dow Meiklejohn
Confluent: running together; as of two macula when united in one outline.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology | John. B. Smith
"Undique aspersa" and "macula fusca notat medium utriusque lateris" are the printed emendations.
British Dictionary definitions for macula
a small spot or area of distinct colour, esp the macula lutea
any small discoloured spot or blemish on the skin, such as a freckle
- macular, adjective
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Scientific definitions for macula
A minute yellowish area located near the center of the retina of the eye, at which visual perception is most acute.
A discolored spot on the skin that is not elevated above the surface.
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