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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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Intervjufragoma handlade om fbraldrama anvande sig av nagra strategier for att hantera relationen till sin son eller dotter och hur dessa strategier sag ut, hur deras liv paverkades av att de vardade sin son eller dotter och vilka begransningar det fanns i att kunna tillffedsstalla sina egna kanslor och behov.
"John Dotters will be going up to get the trophy," he said.
Deborah Dotters, M.D., is the medical director for Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon (rgne.ws/V8DeRP, 541-344-9411).
Dan Houghton took 3-11 and John Dotters 4-24 as the home side were bundled out for 63, a target passed with ease in 12.3 overs thanks to Paul Farrar's 46no.
Spinners Andy Davies and John Dotters shared seven wickets as the visitors scrapped their way to 164, but that proved to be plenty as the second-placed club were bowled out for 81, Danny Barlow taking 5-36 to close the gap between the two to just 32 points with five games to play.
Deborah Dotters, Audrey Garrett, Angela Caffrey and Kathleen Yang
However, losing skipper John Dotters did his best to win the day, first by making 41 and then by taking 6-44, and Rainford are still overwhelming favourites to join Highfield in the Premier League next season.
Rainford's success was perhaps the least surprising given they were playing lowly Hightown St Mary's but John Dotters's team seemed set for a long afternoon in the field when the visitors were 64-1.
Jody, who is from New Zealand and writes the lifestyle blog About Last Weekend, hired architects Russ Dotter and Wencke Solfjeld to help with the remodel.