tapetal(redirected from tapetal stars)
emanating from or pertaining to the tapetum.
occurs in dogs, particularly Dalmatians, and pigs.
occurs as an inherited defect in beagles and in cats with Chediak-Higashi syndrome.
a feature of retinal degeneration when less light is absorbed by the atophic retina.
crystalline structures containing zinc found in the cellular tapetum in carnivores.
nonreflective dots in the tapetum lucidum of certain species (such as the horse) caused by piercing blood vessels. Called also stars of Winslow.