parafoveal

adjective
para·​fo·​ve·​al | \-ˈfō-vē-əl \

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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