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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.

DOT

Abbreviation for directly observed therapy.

dot

(dot),
A small spot.
Drug slang A popular term for a hallucinogen—e.g., LSD—imbibed on blotting paper
Vox populi A small circle

dot

(dot)
A small spot.
See: identification dot
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