Definition of Foveola

1. n. A small depression or pit; a fovea.



Definition of Foveola

1. Noun. (anatomy) The center of the fovea in the macula of the eye, approximately 0.35 mm in diameter, containing only cone cells. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Foveola

1. a small fovea [n -LAE or -LAS] : FOVEOLAR [adj]

Medical Definition of Foveola

1. A minute fovea or pit. Origin: Mod. L. Dim. Of L. Fovea, pit (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foveola

fovea superior
fovea triangularis cartilaginis arytenoideae
fovea trochlearis
foveae
foveal
foveal vision
foveas
foveate
foveated
foveates
foveating
foveation
foveations
foveiform
foveola (current term)
foveola coccygea
foveola gastrica
foveola ocularis
foveola papillaris
foveola retinae
foveola suprameatica
foveolae
foveolae granulares
foveolar
foveolar cells of stomach
foveolas
foveolate
foveolated
foveole

Literary usage of Foveola

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1. Manual of antenatal pathology and hygiene by John William Ballantyne (1904)
"342) described an instance of fistula arising from such a foveola, and Lannelongue (ibid. ... The latter writer found foveola' in 95 cases out of 130, ..."

2. Das Becken by Wilhelm von Waldeyer-Hartz (1899)
"... und foveola с о с с у gea, m besprechen. ... 57, beschreibt sie zuerst unter dem Namen foveola ..."

3. Philosophical Transactions by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1761)
"... in Solis limbo foveola quae- dam, quae, ubi fatis exigua eft, facile oculos vel ma- xime diligentes fallet. Nam centrum Veneris horis ..."

4. ... Report of the United States Entomological Commission by United States Entomological commission (1880)
"carina usually obsolete behind, more distinct in front where it extends to tho transverse incision in the posterior part of the median foveola of the vertex ..."

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