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Macula   Listen
noun
Macula  n.  (pl. maculae)  
1.
A spot, as on the skin, or on the surface of the sun or of some other luminous orb; called also macule.
2.
(Zool.) A rather large spot or blotch of color.






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... recently in South Australia. The name chiastolite is derived from the Greek chiastos, crossed or marked with the latter ch: cross-stone and macle are earlier names, the latter having been given on account of the resemblance the cross-section of the stone bears to the heraldic macula or ...
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Words linked to "Macula" :   plague spot, macular area, lentigo, macule, sunspot, maculation, tegument, area, retina, yellow spot, dapple, macula lutea, liver spot, region, freckle, spot, cutis, skin, patch



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