phlyctenulosis

[ flĭk-tĕn′yə-lōsĭs ]

n.

A nodular hypersensitive disease of the corneal and conjunctival epithelium of the eye caused by an endogenous toxin.

Nearby words

  1. phlyctena,
  2. phlyctenoid,
  3. phlyctenula,
  4. phlyctenular keratitis,
  5. phlyctenule,
  6. phm.,
  7. phnom penh,
  8. pho,
  9. phobia,
  10. phobic


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