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Fovea Centralis 
2 Anatomy - Sense Organs / Eyes / 2 Retina / 2 Macula Lutea /  Fovea Centralis
MeSH description: An area approximately 1.5 millimeters in diameter within the macula lutea where the retina thins out greatly because of the oblique shifting of all layers except the pigment epithelium layer. It includes the sloping walls of the fovea (clivus) and contains a few rods in its periphery. In its center (foveola) are the cones most adapted to yield high visual acuity, each cone being connected to only one ganglion cell. (Cline et al., Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th ed)
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► - Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body: The Tunics of the Eye / Retina

► Dr. Ted M. Montgomery's Web Site: The Macula

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► HyperPhysics, Light and Vision: The Retina, The Fovea Centralis, Optic Nerve  

► MedicineNet - MedTerms: Fovea Centralis Medical Dictionary

► Michael Schütte's Web Page: Fundamentals of Vision

► Retina and Vitreous of Texas Web Site: A Brief Eye Anatomy Class  

► Rochester Institute of Technology, Center for Imaging Science, Dr. Ethan D. Montag Web Site: Parts of the Eye  

► STCC Distance Education Program - Anatomy and Physiology: Retina

► Terence Mendoza Web Site: Fovea  

► U. of Kansas Medical Center: Fovea  

► U. of Pennsylvania, Laboratory of Retinal Microcircuitry, Lance Hahn's Retina Reference: The Retina: Gross Anatomy

► U. of Sussex, School of Biological Sciences /UK/: The Eye

► U. of Texas Medical Branch, Cell Biology Graduate Program: Retina, Choroid and Sclera  

► U. of Washington, Faculty Web Server: The Retina  

► U. of Western Australia, Dept. of Anatomy & Human Biology: The Neurosensory Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium Lecture for Students  

► Washington U. in St. Louis, School of Medicine, Neuroscience Tutorial: Eye and Retina 

► Webvision - The Organization of the Vertebrate Retina: Simple Anatomy of the Retina

► Wikipedia: Optic Fovea


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