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- n. 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.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small tumor upon the eyelid, resembling a grain of barley; a sty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, a sty or small inflammatory tumor on the edge of the eyelid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
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