Definition of parafoveal in English:

parafoveal

adjective

Anatomy
  • Adjacent to or surrounding the fovea of the retina; of or relating to the parafovea.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in William Watson (1868–1919). From para- + foveal.

Pronunciation

parafoveal

/ˌparəˈfəʊvɪəl/