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macule

 [mak´ūl]
a macula.

mac·u·la

, pl.

mac·u·lae

(mak'yū-lă, -ū-lē),
1. A circumscribed flat area, up to 1 cm in diameter, differing perceptibly in color from the surrounding tissue.
See also: spot.
See also: neuroepithelium of macula.
2. A small discolored patch or spot on the skin, neither elevated above nor depressed below the skin's surface.
See also: spot.
See also: neuroepithelium of macula.
3. The neuroepithelial sensory receptors of the utricle and saccule of the vestibular labyrinth collectively.
See also: neuroepithelium of macula. Synonym(s): maculae utriculosaccularis [TA]
Synonym(s): macule, spot (1)
[L. a spot]

macule

/mac·ule/ (mă´kūl) a discolored spot on the skin that is not raised above the surface.

macule

(măk′yo͞ol′)
n.
A discolored spot or area on the skin that is not elevated above the surface and is characteristic of certain conditions, such as smallpox, purpura, or roseola. Also called macula.

macule

[mak′yo̅o̅l]
Etymology: L, macula, spot
1 a small flat blemish or discoloration that is level with the skin surface. Examples are freckles and some rashes. Compare papule.
2 a gray scar on the cornea that is visible without magnification. macular, adj.
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Macule

macule

A small, flat, coloured spot, usually understood to mean on a surface, in particular of the skin or mucosal surface.

macule

Medtalk A small flat colored spot. See Coal dust macule.

mac·u·la

, pl. maculae (mak'yū-lă, -lē)
1. A small spot, perceptibly different in color from the surrounding tissue.
2. A small, discolored patch or spot on the skin, neither elevated above nor depressed below the skin's surface.
3. In ocular anatomy, indicates that portion of the retina located within the major vascular arcades, temporal to the optic nerve.
Synonym(s): macule, spot (1) .
[L. a spot]

Macule

A flat, discolored area on the skin.

macule (makˑ·yōōl),

n a nonelevated region of skin that is distinguished by an alteration in color. Also called
macula.

macule

(mak´ūl),
n a lesion that is not elevated above the surface.
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Oral melanotic macule.

macule

see macula.
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