Bitot spots


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Bi·tot spots

(bē-tō'),
small, circumscribed, lusterless, grayish white, foamy, greasy, triangular deposits on the bulbar conjunctiva adjacent to the cornea in the area of the palpebral fissure of both eyes; occurs in vitamin A deficiency.

Bi·tot spots

(bē-tō' spots)
Any of numerous small, circumscribed, lusterless, grayish white, foamy, greasy, triangular deposits on the bulbar conjunctiva adjacent to the cornea in the area of the palpebral fissure of both eyes; occurs in vitamin A deficiency.

Bitot spots

(bē′tō)
[Pierre A. Bitot, Fr. physician, 1822–1888]
Triangular shiny gray spots on the conjunctiva seen in vitamin A deficiency.

Bitot,

Pierre A., French physician, 1822-1888.
Bitot patches - Synonym(s): Bitot spots
Bitot spots - small, circumscribed, lusterless, grayish-white, foamy, greasy, triangular deposits on the bulbar conjunctiva adjacent to the cornea; occurs in vitamin A deficiency. Synonym(s): Bitot patches