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  Words related to macula

Related / Similar Words: macule, macula lutea, macular area, yellow spot, sunspot

 

Definition:
  • a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases;
  • a yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision;
  • a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun''s photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field;

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    Hyponyms: freckle, lentigo, liver spot, plague spot

     

    Part Meronyms: skin, tegument, cutis, retina

     

    Derivational Morphology: tarnish, stain, maculate, sully, defile, foul, befoul

     

     
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