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yellow spot Line breaks: yel¦low spot

Definition of yellow spot in English:


The region of greatest visual acuity around the fovea of the eye; the macula lutea (see macula).
Example sentences
  • For example, lutein and zeaxanthin are the major pigments of the yellow spot in the human retina.
  • The focus is on a 3-millimeter-wide yellow spot, called the macula lutea, toward the back and center of the eye.
  • These deposits are visible to a doctor who looks inside the eye as small yellow spots known as drusen (singular: druse).
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