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fovea

[′fō·vē·ə]
(biology)
A small depression or pit.
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Caption: Figure 3: Retinal thickness map, in which averages of retinal thickness measurements of nine areas (except the fovea) are calculated and automatically displayed.
Haemorrhage breaking through the neurosensory layers, tangential traction on the fovea by thickened or detached ILM, and toxicity of the long-lasting blood are suggested as possible mechanisms.
Este caso corresponde a un paciente que se presento con desprendimiento retiniano involucrando la fovea y que ya habia sido sometido a cirugia para desprendimiento de retina 2 anos previos (extraccion de catarata por facoemulsificacion, colocacion de lente intraocular, vitrectomia y taponamiento con gas C3F8).
Foveae palatinae, commonly written as fovea palatine or palatine fovea, are two small pits or depressions in the posterior aspect of the palatal mucosa, one on each side of the midline, at or near the attachment of the soft palate to the hard palate.1 They are at border of the maxillary complete dentures.2 They are located in close proximity to the vibrating line and are always in the soft palate mucosa.
Finally, a postprocessing technique is applied to distinguish red lesions from nonlesions appearing as red such as fovea and blood vessels.
* Hard exudates within 500 micron of the fovea, if associated with adjacent retinal thickening.
A macular hole (MH) is a full-thickness neuroretinal defect or break of the fovea, most of which are considered idiopathic.
But, doing so also reduces "resolution" because the lens is designed to focus light on the fovea.
Humans, other primates and some other animals work around the setup with the help of a structure called the fovea, in which the bipolar and ganglion cells have been moved out of the way so that the rods and cones are first in line to receive light.
"I'm going to be showcasing my work as a filmmaker and photographer." The show is entitled "Fovea," which refers to a small pit in the eye responsible for central vision that is crucial in activities where visual detail is paramount.