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Indentation

Indentation

1. The act of indenting or state of being indented.

2. A notch or recess, in the margin or border of anything; as, the indentations of a leaf, of the coast, etc.

3. A recess or sharp depression in any surface.

4. The act of beginning a line or series of lines at a little distance within the flush line of the column or page, as in the common way of beginning the first line of a paragraph. The measure of the distance; as, an indentation of one em, or of two ems. Hanging, or reverse, indentation, indentation of all the lines of a paragraph except the first, which is a full line.


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I just realized i cannot remember the name of the little indentation in the back of the eye, which helps with acute vision because of the higher density of cones there. All i can remember is ______Centralis Anyone happen to remember? Thanks.

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by zalaskit
Wed Jun 07, 2006 4:36 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Eye structure
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