hordeolum

[ hawr-dee-uh-luh m ]
/ hɔrˈdi ə ləm /

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


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Nearby words

  1. horatio alger,
  2. horatius,
  3. horatius cocles,
  4. horde,
  5. hordein,
  6. hordern,
  7. hore,
  8. horeb,
  9. horehound,
  10. horgan

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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Medicine definitions for hordeolum

hordeolum

[ hôr-dēə-ləm ]

n. pl. hor•de•o•la (-lə)

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