Bitot's spots

noun

Bi·​tot's spots bē-ˈtōz- How to pronounce Bitot's spots (audio)
: shiny pearly spots of triangular shape occurring on the conjunctiva in severe vitamin A deficiency especially in children

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“Bitot's spots.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Bitot%27s%20spots. Accessed 29 Feb. 2024.

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