- Ophthalmology. macula(def 2b).
Origin of yellow spot
First recorded in 1865–70
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Examples from the Web for yellow spot
In the yellow-spot system the color of the body is involved.
A yellow-spot female, back-crossed to a spot male, produces yellows and spots in equal numbers.
- anatomy another name for macula lutea
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