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hordeolum

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

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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
/ (ˌhɔːdɪˈəʊləm) /

noun

a medical name for a stye of the eye
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Medical definitions for hordeolum

hordeolum
[ hôr-dēə-ləm ]

n. pl. hor•de•o•la (-lə)

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