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Soemmerring's spot -->
An oval area of the sensory retina, 3 by 5 mm, temporal to the optic disk corresponding to the posterior pole of the eye; at its centre is the central fovea, which contains only retinal cones.
Synonym: area centralis, macula lutea, macular area, punctum luteum, soemmerring's spot, yellow spot.
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