parafovea

noun
para·​fo·​vea | \ -ˈfō-vē-ə How to pronounce parafovea (audio) \
plural parafoveae\ -​ˈfō-​vē-​ˌē How to pronounce parafoveae (audio) , -​vē-​ˌī How to pronounce parafoveae (audio) \

Medical Definition of parafovea

: the area surrounding the fovea and containing both rods and cones

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“Parafovea.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parafovea. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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