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Dictionary entry overview: What does pinguecula mean?
• PINGUECULA (noun)
The noun PINGUECULA has 1 sense:
1. a slightly elevated elastic tissue deposit in the conjunctiva that may extend to the cornea but does not cover it
Familiarity information: PINGUECULA used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A slightly elevated elastic tissue deposit in the conjunctiva that may extend to the cornea but does not cover it
Nouns denoting body parts
Hypernyms ("pinguecula" is a kind of...):
conjunctiva (a transparent membrane covering the eyeball and under surface of the eyelid)
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