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yellow spot

noun
1.
Ophthalmology, macula (def 2b).
Origin of yellow spot
1865-1870
1865-70
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  • Flowers individually large, of a reddish-copper colour, with a yellow spot at the base of the upper petal.

  • The only way is to expose a weak or yellow spot, so that he would see it for himself.

    The Yazoo Mystery Irving Craddock
  • Joe Ferris, who had followed close at Roosevelt's heels, pointed out a yellow spot on the buffalo, just back of the shoulder.

  • I shall always know him by the yellow spot in one of his black eyes.

    The Goose Girl Harold MacGrath
  • Top of the head and nape black, with a yellow spot on the rostral scale on each side just before the eyes.

  • The handsome red lory with green wings and a yellow spot in the back (Lorius garrulus), was not uncommon.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
  • The effect of the selectivity of the “yellow spot” is noticeable in viewing certain colors.

    Visual Illusions Matthew Luckiesh
  • Git 'em to swallow the whole thing; then find the yellow spot, work it, and pull 'em into your fakin'.

    The House of Mystery William Henry Irwin
  • Grey clouds have covered the mountains to the foot; the sun appears through the mist as a yellow spot.

    A Hero of Our Time M. Y. Lermontov
  • It is like the common grey sparrow, but somewhat larger, and has a yellow spot on each shoulder.

    From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin
British Dictionary definitions for yellow spot

yellow spot

noun
1.
(anatomy) another name for macula lutea
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yellow spot in Medicine

yellow spot n.
See macula lutea.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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