Definition of Macula. Meaning of Macula. Synonyms of Macula

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Definition of Macula

Macula
Macula Mac"u*la, n.; pl. Macul[ae]. [L., spot, stain, blot. See Mail armor, and cf. Mackle, Macule.] 1. A spot, as on the skin, or on the surface of the sun or of some other luminous orb. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A rather large spot or blotch of color.

Meaning of Macula from wikipedia

- The macula (/ˈmakjʊlə/) or macula lutea is an oval-shaped pigmented area near the center of the retina of the human eye and some other animalian eyes...
- Genetic factors and smoking also play a role. It is due to damage to the macula of the retina. Diagnosis is by a complete eye exam. The severity is divided...
- In the kidney, the macula densa is an area of closely packed specialized cells lining the wall of the distal tubule, at the point where the thick ascending...
- The macula of the utricle, or utricular macula is the region of the utricle that receives the utricular filaments of the vestibulocochlear nerve. The portion...
- of closely packed cones in the eye. It is located in the center of the macula lutea of the retina. The fovea is responsible for sharp central vision (also...
- cochlea. Its anterior part exhibits an oval thickening, the macula of saccule (or saccular macula), to which are distributed the saccular filaments of the...
- A desmosome (/ˈdɛzməˌsoʊm/; "binding body"), also known as a macula adherens (plural: maculae adherentes) (Latin for adhering spot), is a cell structure...
- A macula is a spot on the retina of the human eye. Macula may also refer to: Macula (archaeology), a feature visible on an aerial photograph but with...
- Cthulhu Macula (formerly Cthulhu Regio) is a prominent surface feature of the dwarf planet Pluto, that is reminiscent of a whale in shape. It is an elongated...
- glomerulus. The juxtaglomerular apparatus consists of three types of cells: the macula densa, a part of the distal convoluted tubule of the same nephron juxtaglomerular...
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