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Synonyms of macula

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1. sunspot, macula, spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation

usage: a cooler darker spot appearing periodically on the sun's photosphere; associated with a strong magnetic field

2. macula, macula lutea, macular area, yellow spot, area, region

usage: a small yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision

3. macule, macula, spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation

usage: a patch of skin that is discolored but not usually elevated; caused by various diseases

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