foveolae


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foveola

 [fo-ve´o-lah] (pl. fove´olae) (L.)
a minute pit or depression.

foveolae

Plural of foveola.

foveola

(fō-vē′ō-lă) plural.foveolae [L., little pit]
1. A minute pit or depression.
2. The thinnest part of the retina, where vision is most acute. Unlike other regions of the retina, it has no layer of ganglion cells between it and the retinal pigment epithelium.