café au lait spot

noun

Definition of café au lait spot

: any of the brown spots usually on the trunk, pelvis, and creases of the elbow and knees that are often numerous in neurofibromatosis usually plural
  • Café au lait spots look like big freckles and range in size from a cornflake to a football.
  • —Barbara Bailey Kelley

First Known Use of café au lait spot

1946


Medical Dictionary

café au lait spot

noun ca·fé au lait spot \ ka-ˈfā-ō-ˈlā- \

medical Definition of café au lait spot

: any of the medium brown spots usually on the trunk, pelvis, and creases of the elbow and knees that are often numerous in neurofibromatosis usually used in plural

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