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hordeolum

[hawr-dee-uh-luh m] /hɔrˈdi ə ləm/
noun, plural hordeola
[hawr-dee-uh-luh] /hɔrˈdi ə lə/ (Show IPA).
Pathology
1.
sty2 .
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < Neo-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
1.
a medical name for a stye of the eye
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hordeolum in Medicine

hordeolum hor·de·o·lum (hôr-dē'ə-ləm)
n. pl. hor·de·o·la (-lə)
See sty.

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