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[ahy-spot] /ˈaɪˌspɒt/

a sensory organ of lower animals, having a light-perceiving function.
an eyelike , as on the tail of a peacock; .
Plant Pathology. a disease of plants, characterized by elliptical lesions on the leaves and stems, stunting of growth, and rotting, caused by any of several fungi.
a small area of light-sensitive pigment in some protozoans, algae, and other simple organisms
an eyelike marking, as on the wings of certain butterflies


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