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fovea

[′fō·vē·ə]
(biology)
A small depression or pit.
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Others include foveal and optic atrophy and in some cases development of collaterals which helped in improvement of vision.
In a retrospective study, OCT scans of diabetic patients with macular edema were reviewed and 24% of the cases were associated with vitreofoveal or extra foveal vitreous traction, out of which, 56% had vitreofoveal traction and 44% had extrafoveal traction8.
Hafed's new model modifies this image, adding upper visual field magnification on top of foveal magnification.
Terminology for the foveal system and enumeration of abdominal sclerites follows Chandler (2001).
Additional ocular problems also include nystagmus photophobia and foveal hypoplasia8.
Comparison of the foveal thickness among healthy controls and HCQ-users revealed that the outer foveal segments, in particular, tended to be significantly higher in the healthy control group.
30] proposed a classification for foveal hypoplasia based on the different stages when foveal development arrests.
We calculated the facilitation value as the degree of processing benefit from the gaze cueing by subtracting reaction time with cues from reaction time without cues at each of the eccentric and foveal locations (Figure 3).
Association between foveal photoreceptor integrity and visual outcome in neovascular age-related macular degeneration.
Due to the macular carotenoid's absorption of short-wavelength light and accumulation anterior to the photoreceptors, a subject's sensitivity for the foveal targets is suppressed by prereceptoral screening by macular pigment (whereas sensitivity to parafoveal targets is unaffected by the macular pigment).
The hypothesis that, due to visual saliency, the smiling mouth radiates to adjacent facial regions implies, first, that the smile would be particularly resistant to visual acuity degradation when it appears outside of foveal vision (e.