para·​fo·​vea -ˈfō-vē-ə How to pronounce parafovea (audio)
plural parafoveae -ˈfō-vē-ˌē How to pronounce parafovea (audio) -vē-ˌī How to pronounce parafovea (audio)
: the area surrounding the fovea and containing both rods and cones

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“Parafovea.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jun. 2023.

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