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chalazion


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chalazion  \Cha*la"zi*on\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  dim.  of  ?  hail, 
  pimple.]  (Med.) 
  A  small  circumscribed  tumor  of  the  eyelid  caused  by  retention 
  of  secretion,  and  by  inflammation  of  the  Melbomian  glands. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chalazion 
  n  :  a  small  sebaceous  cyst  of  the  eyelid  resulting  when  a 
  Meibomian  gland  is  blocked  [syn:  {Meibomian  cyst}] 




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