Definition of macular in English:


Line breaks: macu|lar
Pronunciation: /ˈmakjʊlə


  • 1Relating to the macula of the eye: macular degeneration
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    • New treatments such as photodynamic therapy and macular surgery may limit the extent of visual loss and in a few cases even restore sight.
    • A history of coronary artery bypass grafting or angioplasty was associated with macular degeneration.
    • Loss of vitreous gel can occur, predisposing the patient to postoperative inflammation, macular oedema, or retinal detachment.
  • 2 Medicine Consisting of a distinct spot or spots: a red macular rash
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    • However, a reddish-purple macular rash with lesions about 3 to 8 mm in diameter was scattered across the abdomen and upper thighs.
    • Patients often initially present with the classic erythema migrans rash, a macular, erythematous, circular area with central clearing that expands around the site of the tick bite.
    • The lesions are pink and macular and fade with applied pressure.

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