from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In pathology, a sty or small inflammatory tumor on the edge of the eyelid.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Med.) A small tumor upon the eyelid, resembling a grain of barley; a sty.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
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 meibomiangland of the eyelid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
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