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Macula

noun
(pl. maculae)
1.
A cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field.  Synonym: sunspot.
2.
A small yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision.  Synonyms: macula lutea, macular area, yellow spot.
3.
A patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases.  Synonym: macule.



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