- a small sebaceous cyst of the eyelid resulting when a Meibomian gland is blocked
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Our Chalazion Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Chalazion Chalazion: A cyst of the little glands in the eyelids that make a lubricant which they discharge through tiny openings in the edges of the lids. The lubricant is a fatty substance called sebum characteristic of sebaceous glands. These glands are cal
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[ New Latin , from Greek ... dim. of ... hail, pimple.] (Medicine)
A small circumscribed tumor of the eyelid caused by retention of secretion, and by inflammation of the Melbomian glands.
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A cyst within the eyelid due to a plugging of the Meibomian gland (in the eyelid). ... Treatment includes warm wet compresses. Surgical drainage may be required for those which do not respond to conservative measures. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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Meibomian cyst noun
a small sebaceous cyst of the eyelid resulting when a Meibomian gland is blocked
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(kә-la´ze-on) pl. chala´zia, chalazions a small eyelid mass resulting from chronic inflammation of a meibomian gland; it can sometimes be treated at home with the application of hot compresses, but while this method is usually successful with a sty, a similar infection that has not yet formed a cyst, chalazion ofte...
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• (n.) A small circumscribed tumor of the eyelid caused by retention of secretion, and by inflammation of the Melbomian glands.
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(from the article `sty`) ...can be more painful than external sties because they are pressed between the eyeball and the fibrous platecalled the tarsal platein the lid. ...
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Chalazion is a genus of fungi in the family Pyronemataceae. ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ka-lā′zē-on, -zē-ă Definitions: 1. A chronic inflammatory granuloma of a meibomian gland. Synonyms: chalaza1, meibomian cyst, tarsal cyst
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A chalazion (n; plural chalazia ə), also known as a meibomian gland lipogranuloma, is a cyst in the eyelid that is caused by inflammation of a blocked meibomian gland, usually on the upper eyelid. Chalazia differ from styes (hordeola) in that they are subacute and usually painless nodules. They may become acutely inflamed but, unlike a stye, chal
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(kuh-LAY-zee-un) Inflammed lump in a meibomian gland (in the eyelid) Inflammation usually subsides, but may need surgical removal Sometimes called an internal hordeolum
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