macula lutea

noun
macula lu·​tea | \ -ˈlü-tē-ə How to pronounce macula lutea (audio) \
plural maculae luteae\ -​tē-​ˌē How to pronounce maculae luteae (audio) , -​tē-​ˌī \

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First Known Use of macula lutea

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for macula lutea

New Latin macula lūtea, literally, "yellow spot"

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The first known use of macula lutea was in 1848

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“Macula lutea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macula%20lutea. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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macula lutea

noun
macula lu·​tea | \ -ˈlüt-ē-ə How to pronounce macula lutea (audio) \
plural maculae luteae\ -​ē-​ˌē How to pronounce maculae luteae (audio) , -​ē-​ˌī How to pronounce maculae luteae (audio) \

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