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dot

 [dot]
a small spot or speck.
Gunn's d's white dots seen around the macula lutea on oblique illumination.
Maurer's d's irregular dots that stain red with Leishman's stain, seen in erythrocytes infected with Plasmodium falciparum.
Mittendorf's dot a congenital anomaly of the eye manifested as a small gray or white opacity just inferior and nasal to the posterior pole of the lens, representing the remains of the lenticular attachment of the hyaloid artery; it does not affect vision.
Schüffner's d's small granules seen in erythrocytes infected with the malarial parasite Plasmodium vivax when stained by certain methods. Called also Schüffner's granules.
Trantas' d's small white calcareous looking dots in the limbs of the conjunctiva in vernal conjunctivitis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

DOT

Abbreviation for directly observed therapy.

dot

(dot),
A small spot.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
Drug slang A popular term for a hallucinogen—e.g., LSD—imbibed on blotting paper
Vox populi A small circle
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

dot

(dot)
A small spot.
See: identification dot
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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