macula lutea

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noun macula lu·tea \-ˈlü-tē-ə\

Definition of macula lutea

plural

maculae luteae

play \-tē-ˌē, -tē-ˌī\
  1. :  macula 2b

Origin and Etymology of macula lutea

New Latin, literally, yellow spot


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macula lutea

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noun macula lu·tea \-ˈlüt-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of macula lutea

plural

maculae luteae

\-ē-ˌē, -ē-ˌī\play play
  1. :  macula 2b


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