FOVEA CENTRALIS By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the name of the small depression found in the retina where the lens will focus an image the clearest. Retinal cone cells are more concentrated here. Also called fovea. FOVEA CENTRALIS: "The fovea centralise has a large number of retinal cones." Related Psychology Terms FOCUSING MECHANISM AMACRINE CELLS OUTER PLEXIFORM LAYER OPTIC DISK RETINAL RODS RETINAL HORIZONTAL CELLS MIDGET BIPOLAR CELL NEURAL RETINA, PHOTOPIGMENT RED REFLEX Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FOVEA CENTRALIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fovea-centralis/ (accessed October 17, 2021).