phlyctenula

[flĭk-tĕnyə-lə]

n. pl. phlyc•ten•u•lae (-lē)

A small red nodule of lymphoid cells, with an ulcerated apex, occurring in the conjunctiva of the eye.phlyctenule

Related formsphlyc•tenu•lar (-lər) adj.
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