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  • n. a hanging flap of skin or other tissue, especially one covering the cornea (in trachoma) or cartilage (in rheumatoid arthritis)
  • n. a type of accessory cloud, looking like shreds either attached to, or separated from, the main cloud formation. Mainly associated with nimbostratus, cumulus, and cumulonimbus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A very vascular superficial opacity of the cornea, usually caused by granulation of the eyelids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Superficial vascular opacity of the cornea.

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