hordeolum

[hawr-dee-uh-luh m]

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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Related Words for hordeola

pigpen, dump, shack, pen, den, hovel, hordeolum

British Dictionary definitions for hordeola

hordeolum

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

hordeolum

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