A pinguecula is a common type of conjunctival degeneration in the eye. ==Presentation== It is seen as a yellow- white deposit on the conjunctiva adjacent to the limbus (the junction between the cornea and sclera). It is to be distinguished clinically from pterygium, which is a wedge shaped area of ...
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[n] - a slightly elevated elastic tissue deposit in the conjunctiva that may extend to the cornea but does not cover it
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Pinguecula: A yellow spot on the white of the eye, usually toward the inside (nose side) of the eye, associated with aging. It looks fatty (in Latin the word pinguiculus means fattish), and is due to an accumulation of connective tissue.
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A yellow spot on the white of the eye, usually toward the inside (nose side) of the eye, associated with aging. It looks fatty (in latin the word pinguiculus means fattish), and is due to an accumulation of connective tissue. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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noun a slightly elevated elastic tissue deposit in the conjunctiva that may extend to the cornea but does not cover it
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(ping-gwĕ´ku-lә) pl. pingue´culae a small, benign, yellowish spot on the conjunctiva, seen usually in the elderly.
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very common yellow-white nodule in the conjunctiva at the front of the eye, usually on the side of the cornea near the nose, although it can form on ...
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pinguecula, pinguicula (s), pingueculae (pl) 1. A yellow triangular thickening of the bulbar (any rounded mass of tissue shaped like a bulb) conjunctiva on the inner and outer margins of the cornea. The conjunctiva is a thin clear moist membrane that coats the inner surfaces of the eyelids and the o...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ping-gwek′yū-lă Definitions: 1. A yellowish accumulation of connective tissue that thickens the conjunctiva; occurs in the aged.
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