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eyespot

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noun eye·spot \ˈī-ˌspät\

Definition of eyespot

  1. 1 :  a spot of color

  2. 2 a :  a simple visual organ of pigment or pigmented cells covering a sensory termination :  ocellus b :  a small pigmented body of various unicellular algae

  3. 3 :  any of several fungal diseases of cultivated grasses (as corn, wheat, and sugarcane) characterized by yellowish oval lesions on the leaves and stem



Examples of eyespot

  1. <a tie having eyespots of blue on a light gray background>



1862

First Known Use of eyespot

1862


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eyespot

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noun eye·spot \ˈī-ˌspät\

Medical Definition of eyespot

  1. 1:  a simple visual organ of pigment or pigmented cells covering a sensory termination :  ocellus

  2. 2:  a small pigmented body of various unicellular algae




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