Definition of milk spot in English:

milk spot


  • 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.