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milk spots

 

Definition:

  1. white plaques of hyalinized fibrous tissue situated in the epicardium overlying the right ventricle of the heart where it is not covered by lung;
  2. white macroscopic areas in the omentum, due to accumulation of macrophages and lymphocytes.

Synonym(s): soldier's patches

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