# 17-22-006

fovea

fovea centralis

central part of the retina, thin and depressed, which contains almost exclusively cones and forming the site of most distinct vision

Note 1 to entry: to entry: The fovea subtends an angle of about 0,087 rad (5°) in the field of vision.

Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-02-05 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-471 and 17-472 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12