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
Example sentences from the Web for macula
And in her final years, when she was blinded by macular degeneration and suffocating with emphysema, vanity left her isolated.Understanding Diana Vreeland, ‘Empress of Fashion’|Robin Givhan|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When RPE cells die, as they do in macular degeneration, the photoreceptors begin to die, too, and the patient goes blind.
Posterior wings with a macular band, not extending to the anterior margin.Discoveries in Australia, Volume 1.|J Lort Stokes
The macular syphiloderm is a general eruption, showing itself usually six or eight weeks after the appearance of the chancre.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
The lesion encroaches upon and implicates the macular region.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
As a rule these clear up satisfactorily unless the macular region be involved.
Spot, as in macular, relating to or marked by macules, or spotted.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern