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macula

, macule Anatomy
1. a small spot or area of distinct colour, esp the macula lutea
2. any small discoloured spot or blemish on the skin, such as a freckle

macula

(mak -yŭ-lă) (plural: maculae) a dark patch on the surface of a planet or satellite. The word is used in the approved name of such a feature.

macula

[′mak·yə·lə]
(anatomy)
Any anatomical structure having the form of a spot or stain.
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scutum with a large band on anterior margin, extending laterally; two very small yellow spots on the propodeum to either side of the propodeal orifice; tergum I with a yellow band; tergum and sternum II-IV with yellow bands; terga III-IV with evanescent yellow bands.
In these ways, then, the optical Yellow Spot and the literary Yellow Room share a narrative of discovery: from initial mystery; to the hypothesis of "lost matter"; to the revelation of materiality.
Onion Thrips and Iris Yellow Spot Virus (IYSV) Thrips feed by puncturing plant cells and extracting the cellular fluid (Hunter & Ullman 1989), which results in plant cell death.
The beak has a distinctive yellow spot at its base.
tabaci transmits Iris yellow spot virus (family Bunyaviridae, genus Tospovirus, IYSV) and is the principal vector of this pathogen (Pozzer et al.
I wrote to Mr McAtamney suggesting that supporters should be given an option - those wishing to have a regular space should be allocated one, while those who prefer to park anywhere could park in spaces identified in some way (ie a yellow spot).
We will count to 5." Using a pencil, point to the yellow spot and say, "1." Point to the green spot and say, "2." Then point to the purple spot and say, "3." Point to the red spot and say, "4." Finally, point to the blue spot and say, "5.
Somehow he got it upgraded with the coveted 'yellow spot' that permits access to the holy of holies that is the parade ring' then spent his afternoon rubbing shoulders with such titans of the turf as Magnier, Tabor, Smith, Fabre and Take.
If he fails to attain the requisite number of points he gets a warning, indicated by a yellow spot in the Score Book.