Skip to Content

central retinal fovea


Definition: a depression in the center of the macula retinae containing only cones and lacking blood vessels.

Synonym(s): fovea centralis maculae luteaeTA, central pit

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.