foveal
adjective see fovea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • foveal — fo·ve·al …   English syllables

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  • foveal vision — tiesioginis regėjimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. direct vision; foveal vision vok. direktes Sehen, n; foveales Sehen, n rus. прямое зрение, n; фовеальное зрение, n pranc. vision directe, f; vision fovéale, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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