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hordeolum


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hordeolum  \Hor*de"o*lum\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  L.  hordeolus,  dim.  of 
  hordeum  barley.]  (Med.) 
  A  small  tumor  upon  the  eyelid,  resembling  a  grain  of  barley; 
  a  sty. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hordeolum 
  n  :  an  infection  of  the  sebaceous  gland  of  the  eyelid  [syn:  {sty}, 
  {stye},  {eye  infection}] 




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