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macula lutea

yellow spot

location in the centre of the retina that contains a photostable pigment

Note 1 to entry: The location includes the fovea and appears yellow in colour.

Note 2 to entry: See also "fovea".

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-02-04 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 4 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-747 and 17-1446 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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