Definitions for hordeolumhɔrˈdi ə ləm

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. sty, stye, hordeolum, eye infection(noun)

    an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hordeolum(Noun)

    stye, sty. An infection of a sebaceous gland of the eyelid. This is distinguished from a chalazion, which is not infected, but a cyst formed from an impacted meibomian gland of the eyelid.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Hordeolum(noun)

    a small tumor upon the eyelid, resembling a grain of barley; a sty

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. L. hordeolus, dim. of hordeum barley.]

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Hordeolum

    Purulent infection of one of the sebaceous glands of Zeis along the eyelid margin (external) or of the meibomian gland on the conjunctival side of the eyelid (internal).


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