One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Medicine a white spot on a serosal surface or within an organ, representing a focus of fibrosis or inflammatory cells.
2A lesion of the skin in an infant (perhaps a milium or a lesion of seborrhoeic dermatitis) (rare).
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robley Dunglison (1798–1869), physician and medical writer.
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