Fovea meaning

fō'vē-ə
A small cuplike depression or pit in a bone or organ.
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The fovea centralis.
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A small pit, hollow, or depression.
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A small cuplike depression or pit in a bone or organ.
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The fovea centralis.
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(anatomy) A slight depression or pit in a bone or organ.
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(anatomy) The retinal fovea, or fovea centralis, responsible for sharp central vision.
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Origin of fovea

  • Latin small pit
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin fovea (“ditch, pit").
    From Wiktionary