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Ophthalmology. sty2 .
a small cyst on the eyelid resulting from chronic inflammation of a meibomian gland Also called meibomian cyst

small tumor in the eyelid, 1708, from Greek khalazion, diminutive of khalaza “hail, hailstone; small lump or knot; pimple,” from PIE root *gheled- “hail.”


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