FOVEA CENTRALIS

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FOVEA CENTRALIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fovea-centralis/ (accessed November 25, 2020).
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