pinguecula

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pinguecula pin·guec·u·la (pĭng-gwěk'yə-lə) or pin·guic·u·la (-gwĭk'-)
n.

  1. A yellowish spot that is sometimes observed on either side of the cornea in older individuals.

  2. A thickening of the connective tissue of the conjunctiva.

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