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PINGUECULA

 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 


PINGUECULA (noun)


Sense 1pinguecula [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A slightly elevated elastic tissue deposit in the conjunctiva that may extend to the cornea but does not cover it

Classified under:

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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