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Yellow spot   /jˈɛloʊ spɑt/   Listen
Yellow spot

Any of several fungous or viral diseases characterized by yellow spotting on the leaves.
A small yellowish central area of the retina that is rich in cones and that mediates clear detailed vision.  Synonyms: macula, macula lutea, macular area.

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"Yellow spot" Quotes from Famous Books

... the famed serpent charmers of India exhibit their skill. The juggler snakes have the peculiar power of inflating the skin of the neck till it bulges over the head, and so forms a kind of hood. The Indian varieties of these hooded snakes are poisonous, and are distinguishable from the others by a yellow spot on the back ...
— How to See the British Museum in Four Visits • W. Blanchard Jerrold

... ashamed I haven't had any part in getting it. But——Please don't think I'm unsympathetic if I ask one question: Will the teachers in the hygienic new building go on informing the children that Persia is a yellow spot on the map, and 'Caesar' the title of ...
— Main Street • Sinclair Lewis

Words linked to "Yellow spot" :   retina, area, tomato streak, yellow spot fungus, region, plant disease

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