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Meaning of "macula" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MACULA

From Latin.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MACULA

macula  [ˈmækjʊlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MACULA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Macula is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MACULA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

macula

Macula of retina

The macula or macula lutea is an oval-shaped highly pigmented yellow spot near the center of the retina of the human eye. It has a diameter of around 6 mm and is often histologically defined as having two or more layers of ganglion cells. Near its center is the fovea, a small pit that contains the largest concentration of cone cells in the eye and is responsible for central, high resolution vision. The macula also contains the parafovea and perifovea.

Definition of macula in the English dictionary

The definition of macula in the dictionary is a small spot or area of distinct colour, esp the macula lutea. Other definition of macula is any small discoloured spot or blemish on the skin, such as a freckle.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MACULA


bacula
ˈbækjʊlə
Dracula
ˈdrækjʊlə
facula
ˈfækjʊlə
facular
ˈfækjʊlə
hibernacula
ˌhaɪbəˈnækjʊlə
intertentacular
ˌɪntətɛnˈtækjʊlə
macular
ˈmækjʊlə
oracular
ɒˈrækjʊlə
retinacula
ˌretɪˈnækjʊlə
retinacular
ˌrɛtɪˈnækjʊlə
saccular
ˈsækjʊlə
spectacular
spɛkˈtækjʊlə
spiracula
spaɪˈrækjʊlə
spiracular
spɪˈrækjʊlə
supernacular
ˌsuːpəˈnækjʊlə
sustentacular
ˌsʌstɛnˈtækjʊlə
tabernacular
ˌtæbəˈnækjʊlə
tentacular
tɛnˈtækjʊlə
unspectacular
ˌʌnspɛkˈtækjʊlə
vernacular
vəˈnækjʊlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MACULA

macrosociological
macrosociology
macrosporangia
macrosporangium
macrospore
macrostructural
macrostructure
macrotous
macrozamia
macruran
mactation
macula lutea
maculae
macular
macular degeneration
maculate
maculation
maculature
macule
maculose

WORDS THAT END LIKE MACULA

auricula
Canicula
clavicula
corbicula
curricula
cuticula
diverticula
fecula
inocula
matricula
navicula
oscula
receptacula
reticula
specula
tenacula
vesicula
vibracula
vincula
Vulpecula

Synonyms and antonyms of macula in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «macula» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MACULA

Find out the translation of macula to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of macula from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «macula» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

黄斑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mácula
570 millions of speakers

English

macula
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मैक्युला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

البقعة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

макулы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

macula
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কলঙ্ক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

macule
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Makula
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Makula
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

黄斑
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

황반
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Macula
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

điểm vàng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சூரிய வட்டத்தில் உள்ள கரும்புள்ளி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मॅक्युला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

benek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

macchia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Plamka żółta
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

макули
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

macula
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ωχρά κηλίδα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

makula
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

makula
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

makula
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of macula

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MACULA»

The term «macula» is regularly used and occupies the 70.635 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MACULA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about macula

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MACULA»

Discover the use of macula in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to macula and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Diseases of the macula: a practical approach
Many diseases in this book are illustrated with brief case studies, to help bring them to life and facilitate learning. With over 400 top quality clinical pictures, this book enables easy visual recognition of macular diseases.
Jack J. Kanski, Stanislaw A. Milewski, 2002
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Human Microscopic Anatomy: An Atlas for Students of Medicine ...
Medial to the macula lutea (ML) and the fovea centralis (FC) is the optic papilla ( OP), from which retinal vessels (RV) spread. Fig. 2. All three eyeball coats are illustrated in profile and in a staircase manner. The macula lutea (delimited by two ...
Radivoj V. Krstic, 1991
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Retina, vitreous, macula
Outstanding illustrations from the collection of W. Richard Green, MD, illustrate clinicopathologic correlations. The book includes comprehensive coverage of surgical and laser treatments as well.
David R. Guyer, 1999
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Ocular Anatomy and Physiology
Figure 9-4. Schematic of macula and its relationship to the posterior pole. ( Reprinted with permission from Nemeth SC, Shea CA. Medical Sciences for the Ophthalmic Assistant. Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Incorporated; 1988.) Superior temporal ...
‎2008
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The Macula: Diagnosis, Treatment and Future Trends
Optical. coherence. tomography. titrated. photocoagulation. in. diabetic. clinically. significant. macular. edema. T. Das,. G. Simanjuntak,. and. K. Sumasri. LV Prasad Eye Institute, L V Prasaci Marg, Banjara Hills Hyderabad, India Clinically ...
Susanne Binder, 2004
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Atlas of Optical Coherence Tomography of Macular Diseases
Containing nearly 900 scans of both normal and diseased appearances, most in full color, Atlas of Optical Coherence Tomography of Macular Diseases covers how to use Stratus OCT for diagnosing various macular disorders, identifying correct ...
Vishali Gupta, Amod Gupta, Mangat R. Dogra, 2004
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To the Macula and Beyond
Optical. coherence. tomography. classification. of. diabetic. macular. edema. Peter K. Kaiser Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, USA Introduction Diabetic macular edema is traditionally evaluated by clinical biomicroscopic examination, and ...
I. R. Batlle, 2005
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Principles of Medical Physiology
1 1 9.2 (A) Sensory receptors in the utricular macula. (B) Sensory receptors in the otolith organs. The arrows indicate the axis of the hair cells. (C) The macula in vertical position (left) and horizontal position (right). are structurally of two types, ...
Sabyasachi Sircar, 2008
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The Ocular Fundus: From Findings to Diagnosis
Focal Lesions in the Macula Depigmented and Pigmented Focal Lesions in the Macula These are often sequelae of trauma, intense light exposure, or contusions. Traumatic changes in the central retina: • contusion of the globe - Berlin edema ...
Sebastian Wolf, Bernd Kirchhof, Martin Reim, 2006
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DeJong's the Neurologic Examination
The rods, more numerous than the cones, are scattered diffusely throughout the retina but are absent in the macula. They respond to low intensity stimulation and mediate night vision, peripheral vision, and perception of movement.
William Wesley Campbell, Russell N. DeJong, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MACULA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term macula is used in the context of the following news items.
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StemCells, Inc. Transplants First Patient in Phase II Clinical Trial for …
Age-related macular degeneration refers to a loss of photoreceptors (rods and cones) from the macula, the central part of the retina. «Nasdaq, Jul 15»
2
Squalamine for AMD 'robust' in eyes containing CNV lesions
He also is in private practice with Vitreous-Retina-Macula Consultants of New York. Results of the IMPACT trial were similar to those from other ... «ModernMedicine, Jul 15»
3
Investment Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for Ophthotech Corp …
Wet AMD is a serious disease of the central portion of the retina, known as the macula, which is responsible for detailed central vision and color ... «Dakota Financial News, Jul 15»
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Rochdale News | News Headlines | Rochdale sun-seekers urged to …
Excessive UV exposure, over a period of time, can cause or accelerate the development of cataracts or macula degeneration, which is the ... «Rochdale Online, Jul 15»
5
The Savvy Senior: How to Protect Your Eyes from Macular …
AMD is a progressive eye disease that damages the macula, the part of the eye that allows us to see objects clearly, causing vision loss in the ... «Weekly News Journal, Jul 15»
6
Company Shares of Avalanche Biotechnologies, Inc. Rally 2.65 …
AMD is a progressive disease affecting the retinal cells in the macula, the region of the eye responsible for central vision. Disease progression ... «American Trade Journal, Jul 15»
7
Hamish McLachlan: RCH neurologist Jeremy Freeman is my hero …
I went to the optometrist the next afternoon and was told that I had a retinal detachment, the retina had lifted right off the macula. So I went ... «Herald Sun, Jul 15»
8
Diabetic Retinopathy Symptoms and Treatments
"If the center of the retina (macula) is affected, vision loss can be severe. Swelling and distortion of the macula (macular edema), which results ... «Newsmax, Jul 15»
9
Protect eyes from macular degeneration
AMD is a progressive eye disease that damages the macula, the part of the eye that allows us to see objects clearly, causing vision loss in the ... «St. George Daily Spectrum, Jul 15»
10
Retinal Degeneration Found to Be Linked to Mitochondrial Dysfunction
... to be associated with the age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the deterioration of the eye's macula (the part of the retina responsible for ... «Mitochondrial Disease News, Jul 15»

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