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macula Explained

macula at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) maculae

macula at Latin => English Of Explained:

!!!), use, (and often misuse) of fragme

macula at Latin => English Of Explained:


mácula at Portuguese => English Of Explained:

blot, spot

macula at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Blemish): blemish, disfigurement, deformity, flaw, defect, imperfection, injury, deterioration, eyesore, stain, blot, spot, spottiness, speck, speckle, tarnish, smudge, freckle, mole, macula, blotch, scar.

Macula at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Macula \Mac"u*la\, n.; pl. {Macul[ae]}. [L., spot, stain, blot.
See {Mail} armor, and cf. {Mackle}, {Macule}.]
1. A spot, as on the skin, or on the surface of the sun or of
some other luminous orb.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A rather large spot or blotch of color.

macula at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's
photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field
[syn: {sunspot}]
2: a yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones
and that mediates clear detailed vision [syn: {macula
lutea}, {macular area}, {yellow spot}]
3: a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated;
caused by various diseases [syn: {macule}]
[also: {maculae} (pl)]

macula at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: Webster 191 » 3


From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » macula||spot, stain|lang=la.


Category: Image - :Human eye cross-sectional view grayscale.png|thumb|right|280px|Illustration showing parts of the human eye, including the macula.
Inter: en-noun » pl=maculae
  • Inter: anatom » y An oval yellow spot near the center of the retina of the human eye, histologically defined as having two or more layers of ganglion cells, responsible for detailed central vision.
    1. A spot, as on the skin, or on the surface of the sun or of some other luminous orb.
    2. A rather large spot or blotch of color.
    3. In planetary geology, an unusually dark area on the surface of a planet or moon.

      Related terms

      * Inter: sense » oval yellow spot near the center of the retina macula lutea, macular


      Inter: trans-top » anatomy: yellow spot near the center of retina

  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|žlutá skvrna|f
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|keltatäplä

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Persian: Inter: t- » fa|لکه زرد|tr=lakke-ye zard|alt=لکهٔ زرد|sc=fa-Arab

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » spot
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|täplä; Inter: t+ » fi|pilkku (in the sun)

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Ido: Inter: t+ » io|makulo

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » large blot or splotch
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|läiskä, Inter: t- » fi|läikkä

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|macula|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » planetary geology: dark area on the surface of planet or moon
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|pilkku, Inter: t+ » fi|täplä, Inter: t+ » fi|alue (depending on relative size)

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1
    • Inter: R:OneLoo » k

    Category: Category:English nouns with irregular plurals -



    Inter: fr-verb-for » m
  • Inter: conjugation of » maculer||3|s|past historic|lang=fr

  • Italian

    Inter: wikipedia » lang=it


    Inter: it-noun » macul|f|a|e
  • Inter: context » anatomy|astronomy|geology|lang=it macula
    1. stain, blot
    2. Inter: context » pathology|lang=it macule


      * (stain etc) macchia

      Related terms

      * maculopatia


      * caluma, lumaca



    Inter: rfe » lang=la


    Inter: la-noun » macula|maculae|maculae|f|first
  • A spot or a stain.
    1. Inter: inflection of » macula||voc|s|lang=la

    Inter: la-noun-form » maculā {{f}}
    1. Inter: inflection of » macula||abl|s|lang=la


      Inter: la-decl-1st » macul

      Derived terms

      * Inter: l » la|maculo|maculō


      * English: mail

  • French: Inter: l » fr|maille
  • Italian: Inter: l » it|macchia
  • Portuguese: Inter: l » pt|mancha
  • Spanish: Inter: l » es|mancha

  • Translation: et » macula
    Translation: fr » macula
    Translation: ko » macula
    Translation: io » macula
    Translation: it » macula
    Translation: kn » macula
    Translation: mg » macula
    Translation: nl » macula
    Translation: ja » macula
    Translation: no » macula
    Translation: pl » macula
    Translation: ro » macula
    Translation: fi » macula
    Translation: ta » macula
    Translation: vi » macula
    Translation: zh » macula