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spot

 [spot]
a circumscribed area or place, usually distinguished by its color; see also macula and tache.
actual focal spot the section of a focal spot on which there is intersection of an electron beam with an anode of an x-ray tube.
Bitot's s's foamy gray triangular spots of keratinized epithelium on the conjunctivae, a sign of vitamin A deficiency.
blind spot
café au lait spot a light brown pigmented macule seen in neurofibromatosis and albright's syndrome.
cherry-red spot the choroid appearing as a red circular area surrounded by gray-white retina, as viewed throught the fovea centralis in tay-sachs disease. Called also Tay's spot.
cotton-wool spot white or gray soft-edged opacities in the retina composed of cytoid bodies; seen in hypertensive retinopathy, lupus erythematosus, and numerous other conditions.
effective focal spot the size of a projected focal spot in a specified direction measured with a quality assurance test tool such as the slit camera.
focal spot
1. the object of a patient's gaze during distraction techniques.
2. a small area of an x-ray target that receives the main electron stream.
Forschheimer s's a fleeting skin eruption consisting of discrete rose spots on the soft palate sometimes seen in rubella just prior to the onset of the skin rash.
Koplik's s's small, irregular, bright red spots on the buccal and lingual mucosa, with a minute bluish white speck in the center of each; they are pathognomonic of beginning measles.
liver spot
1. a lay term for senile lentigo.
2. (in pl.) tinea versicolor.
mental blind spot mental scotoma.
mongolian spot a type of congenital brown to gray-blue nevus; see also mongolian spot.
Roth's s's round or oval white spots consisting of coagulated fibrin seen in the retina in a number of diseases in which a vascular insult resulting in hemorrhage is followed by healing.
Tay's spot cherry-red spot.

se·nile len·ti·go

a variably pigmented benign lentigo occurring on exposed skin of older white people.

liver spot

n.
A benign, localized brownish patch on the skin, often occurring in old age and usually in fair-skinned people with sun-damaged skin. Also called age spot.

liver spot

A nonspecific lay term for red-brown skin lesions associated with ageing—e.g., pigmented seborrheic keratosis and lentigo senilis.

se·nile len·ti·go

(sen'il len-tī'gō)
A variably pigmented lentigo occurring on exposed skin of old white people.
Synonym(s): liver spot.

liver spot

A popular term used to describe various skin blemishes including LENTIGENES, spots sometimes known as Pityrosporon versicolor, caused by the skin yeast fungus MALASSEZIA FURFUR, or the SPIDER NAEVUS, which is the only one with any connection with the liver.
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Greenebaum's film is unafraid to show age and deterioration in ways you rarely see in American movies; it lingers lovingly on wrinkles, gray hairs, liver spots and gnarled, arthritic hands, finding a strange kind of beauty therein.
The cumulative effects of exposure to the damaging effects of the sun or the ultraviolet (UV) light in tanning salons include (along with your tan) wrinkling, sagging, liver spots, and, vanity aside, skin cancer.
She looks down at the liver spots on her age-gnarled hands and remembers them when she was a girl.
In addition, pigmentation of the skin in the form of sun spots, age spots, liver spots, freckles, blotchiness due to taking birth control pills, and skin that is dull in texture and color may be improved with chemical peeling.
These are also called "liver spots" or "age spots." Both actinic lentigines and seborrheic keratoses are easily diagnosed by your dermatologist and are not cancerous.
Over time, too much UV can cause premature aging (wrinkles and liver spots), skin cancer, and cataracts and perhaps impair the immune system.
Liver spots have nothing to do with the liver; although they may be unsightly, they likewise are of no health consequence.
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Dark spots (sometimes called liver spots) can become more obvious during the menopause.
Brown spots Brown spots, also called age or liver spots, are flat, tan, brown or black spots that vary in size and appear on areas most exposed to the sun, like the face, hands, shoulders and arms.
THEY are called sun spots, liver spots and even, euphemistically, "autumn leaves" but the little brown splodges commonly found on middle-aged faces are one of the most obvious signs of ageing.