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2 definitions found
 for macula lutea
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  macula lutea \macula lutea\, macular area \macular area\n.
     A yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones.
  
     Syn: macula, yellow spot.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  macula lutea
      n 1: a small yellowish central area of the retina that is rich
           in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision [syn:
           macula, macula lutea, macular area, yellow spot]

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