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Definition of "macular" []

  • Pathological changes in the macula lutea, resulting in loss of central vision: a common cause of blindness in the elderly (noun)
  • Relating to the macula, the area of the retina responsible for detailed central vision. (adjective)

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Use "macular" in a sentence
  • "No -- the word macular, the word degeneration, the word eye wasn't even there."
  • "Among its side effects, Gilenya can increase a person's risk of infection and potentially lead to toxicity of the liver and an eye disease called macular edema, clinical trials have shown."
  • "I did not know it at the time, but Dan was in the early stages of a medical condition called macular degeneration."