cotton-wool patches pl.n.
Accumulations of cytoplasmic debris in the retina that appear as white opacities and are especially seen in hypertensive retinopathy. Also called cotton-wool spots.
[kot-n-ee] /ˈkɒt n i/ adjective 1. of or like ; soft. 2. covered with a down or nap resembling .
- Cottony-cushion scale
[kot-n-ee koo sh-uh n] /ˈkɒt n i ˈkʊʃ ən/ noun 1. a scale insect, Icerya purchasi, native to Australia, now a common pest in the citrus-growing regions of California. noun 1. a small scale insect, Icerya purchasi, that is a pest of citrus trees in California: it is controlled by introducing an Australian ladybird, Rodolia […]
/ˈkɒtəs/ noun 1. a scorpaenoid fish of the family Cottidae; the type genus, having four yellowish knobs on its head See also cottid
noun 1. . noun 1. an Indian evergreen shrub or small tree, Ziziphus mauritiana, of the buckthorn family, having leaves that are rusty-hairy on the underside and small, round, red, acid fruit.