Confluent: running together; as of two macula when united in one outline.
A spot of a different colour, included in a plaga or macula.
Gibbous: hump-backed; protuberant: said of a macula when it resembles a moon more than half full.
In order then to avoid diplopia the macula lutea moves to where the retinal image is formed.
Reniform: kidney-shaped: applied to a macula approximating that shape, found at the end of median cell in many moths.
A roundish dot intermediate in size between an atom and a macula.
"Undique aspersa" and "macula fusca notat medium utriusque lateris" are the printed emendations.
macula: a colored mark larger than a spot; of indeterminate figure.
The macula rash was entirely unique so far as I knew, but a sketch greatly helped to fix it on one's memory.
plural maculae, from Latin macula "spot, stain," used of various spots (sunspots, markings on minerals, etc.), of uncertain origin. Especially the macula lutea in the eye.
macula mac·u·la (māk'yə-lə)
n. pl. mac·u·las or mac·u·lae (-lē')
Also mac·ule (-yōōl') A spot, stain, or blemish, especially an area of discoloration on the skin caused by excess or lack of pigment.
A small area distinguishable from the surrounding tissue.
The macula lutea.