parafoveal

adjective
para·​fo·​ve·​al | \ -ˈfō-vē-əl How to pronounce parafoveal (audio) \

Medical Definition of parafoveal

1 : surrounding the fovea parafoveal regions of the retina
2 : dependent on parts of the retina external to the fovea parafoveal vision parafoveal threshold of reaction

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“Parafoveal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parafoveal. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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