fovea

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See also: fovéa

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fovea (ditch, pit).

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fovea (plural foveas or foveae or foveæ)

  1. (anatomy) A slight depression or pit in a bone or organ.
  2. (anatomy) The retinal fovea, or fovea centralis, responsible for sharp central vision.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfoʋeɑ/, [ˈfo̞ʋe̞ɑ]
  • Hyphenation: fo‧ve‧a

Noun[edit]

fovea

  1. (anatomy) fovea

Declension[edit]

Inflection of fovea (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative fovea foveat
genitive fovean foveoiden
foveoitten
partitive foveaa foveoita
illative foveaan foveoihin
singular plural
nominative fovea foveat
accusative nom. fovea foveat
gen. fovean
genitive fovean foveoiden
foveoitten
foveainrare
partitive foveaa foveoita
inessive foveassa foveoissa
elative foveasta foveoista
illative foveaan foveoihin
adessive fovealla foveoilla
ablative fovealta foveoilta
allative fovealle foveoille
essive foveana foveoina
translative foveaksi foveoiksi
instructive foveoin
abessive foveatta foveoitta
comitative foveoineen

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

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fovea f (plural fovee)

  1. fovea

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰow- (pit, hole).

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Noun[edit]

fovea f (genitive foveae); first declension

  1. pit
  2. snare, pitfall

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fovea foveae
Genitive foveae foveārum
Dative foveae foveīs
Accusative foveam foveās
Ablative foveā foveīs
Vocative fovea foveae

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