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yellow spot

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noun
  1. Ophthalmology. macula(def 2b).

Origin of yellow spot

First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for yellow spot

Historical Examples

  • In the yellow-spot system the color of the body is involved.

    Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila

    Thomas Hunt Morgan

  • A yellow-spot female, back-crossed to a spot male, produces yellows and spots in equal numbers.


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.
  1. macula lutea