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yellow spot

Ophthalmology, macula (def 2b).
Origin of yellow spot
1865-70 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for yellow spot
  • Some, but not all, tundras have a yellow spot at the base of the bill near the eye.
  • The head has a large yellowish crescent or blotch behind the eyes and a distinct yellow spot under the eye on the lower jaw.
  • The first segment has a large brownish yellow spot also positioned laterally and proximally.
  • The perianth is pale blue with a yellow spot in the center.
  • Its smooth shell was maybe four inches long with one yellow spot on each plate on the carapace.
  • Hatchlings have a brownish-gray carapace with a yellow spot on each scute and a central ridge.
British Dictionary definitions for yellow spot

yellow spot

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

yellow spot n.
See macula lutea.

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