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hordeolum

[hawr-dee-uh-luh m]
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noun, plural hor·de·o·la [hawr-dee-uh-luh] /hɔrˈdi ə lə/. Pathology.
  1. sty2.

Origin of hordeolum

1800–10; < New Latin, alteration of Late Latin hordeolus, equivalent to Latin horde(um) barley + -olus, -olum -ole1
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British Dictionary definitions for hordeolum

hordeolum

noun
  1. a medical name for a stye of the eye
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hordeolum in Medicine

hordeolum

(hôr-dēə-ləm)
n. pl. hor•de•o•la (-lə)
  1. sty