Pronunciation: (mak'yu-lu), [key]
—pl. -laePronunciation: (-lē"). [key]
1. a spot or blotch, esp. on one's skin; macule.
a. an opaque spot on the cornea.
b. Also called macula lutea, yellow spot. an irregularly oval, yellow-pigmented area on the central retina, containing color-sensitive rods and the central point of sharpest vision.
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