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chalazion

Pronunciation: ka-lā′zē-on, -zē-ă

Definition: A chronic inflammatory granuloma of a tarsal gland.

Synonym(s): chalaza1, meibomian cyst, tarsal cyst

[G. dim. of chalaza, a sty]

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