foveation

noun
fo·​ve·​a·​tion | \ ˌfō-vē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce foveation (audio) \

Medical Definition of foveation

1 : the state of being pitted
2 : one of the pits in a pitted surface the pits or foveations so characteristic of the pockmark— K. F. Maxcy

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“Foveation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/foveation. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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