noun, plural hordeola [hawr-dee-uh-luh] . Pathology.

1800–10; < Neo-Latin, alteration of Late Latin hordeolus, equivalent to Latin horde(um) barley + -olus, -olum -ole1

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hordeolum (ˌhɔːdɪˈəʊləm)
a medical name for a stye of the eye

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

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