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

Nearby words

  1. phlox,
  2. phlox family,
  3. phls,
  4. phlyctena,
  5. phlyctenoid,
  6. phlyctenular keratitis,
  7. phlyctenule,
  8. phlyctenulosis,
  9. phm.,
  10. phnom penh

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


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