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CHALAZION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does chalazion mean? 

CHALAZION (noun)
  The noun CHALAZION has 1 sense:

1. a small sebaceous cyst of the eyelid resulting when a Meibomian gland is blocked

  Familiarity information: CHALAZION used as a noun is very rare.


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CHALAZION (noun)


Sense 1chalazion [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A small sebaceous cyst of the eyelid resulting when a Meibomian gland is blocked

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

chalazion; Meibomian cyst

Hypernyms ("chalazion" is a kind of...):

pilar cyst; sebaceous cyst; steatocystoma; wen (a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked)


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