arteriola macularis superior


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su·pe·ri·or mac·u·lar ar·te·ri·ole

[TA]
origin, central artery of retina; distribution, superior part of macula.

su·pe·ri·or mac·u·lar ar·te·ri·ole

(sŭ-pēr'ē-ŏr mak'yū-lăr ahr-tēr'ē-ōl) [TA]
Origin, central artery of retina; distribution, upper part of macula.
Synonym(s): arteriola macularis superior [TA] .

arteriola macularis superior

The superior macular arteriole, which supplies the macula retinae of the eye.
See also: arteriola