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ˈfoʊ vi ə; -viˌifovea

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fovea, fovea centralisnoun

    area consisting of a small depression in the retina containing cones and where vision is most acute


  1. foveanoun

    A slight depression or pit in a bone or organ.

  2. foveanoun

    The retinal fovea, or fovea centralis, responsible for sharp central vision.

  3. Etymology: From fovea.


  1. fovea

    The fovea is a small depression in the retinal lining of the eye where visual acuity, or the sharpness of vision, is at its highest. It is densely packed with cones, the photoreceptor cells responsible for detecting color and detail in direct or well-lit conditions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Foveanoun

    a slight depression or pit; a fossa

  2. Etymology: [L., a small pit.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fovea

    fō′vē-a, n. (anat.) a depression or pit.—adjs. Fō′veal; Fō′veate, pitted.—n. Fovē′ola, a small depression—also Fovē′ole. [L.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of FOVEA in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of FOVEA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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