yellow spot
noun Date: 1856 macula lutea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Yellow spot — Yellow Yel low (y[e^]l l[ o]), a. [Compar. {Yellower} (y[e^]l l[ o]*[ e]r); superl. {Yellowest}.] [OE. yelow, yelwe, [yogh]elow, [yogh]eoluw, from AS. geolu; akin to D. geel, OS. & OHG. gelo, G. gelb, Icel. gulr, Sw. gul, Dan. guul, L. helvus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yellow spot — n MACULA LUTEA * * * see macula * * * macula lutea …   Medical dictionary

  • yellow spot — n. MACULA LUTEA …   English World dictionary

  • yellow spot — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms yellow spot : singular yellow spot plural yellow spots medical a small yellow area in your eye near the middle of the retina, opposite the centre of the lens. The eye sees things very well in this area …   English dictionary

  • yellow spot — yellow stain; yellowish fleck in the reticulum of the eye …   English contemporary dictionary

  • yellow spot — noun The spot on a snooker table where the yellow ball is normally placed …   Wiktionary

  • yellow spot — yel′low spot n. oph macula 2), b) • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • yellow spot — /ˈjɛloʊ spɒt/ (say yeloh spot) noun → macula (def. 2) …   Australian English dictionary

  • yellow spot — noun 1. any of several fungous or viral diseases characterized by yellow spotting on the leaves • Hypernyms: ↑plant disease • Hyponyms: ↑tomato streak 2. a small yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear… …   Useful english dictionary

  • yellow spot — Ophthalm. macula (def. 2b). [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

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