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phlyctenula

phlyctenula in Medicine

phlyctenula phlyc·ten·u·la (flĭk-těn'yə-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. Also called phlyctenule.


phlyc·ten'u·lar (-lər) adj.
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