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Pronunciation: flik-ten'yu-la, -yu-le

Definition: A small red nodule of lymphoid cells, with ulcerated apex, occurring in the conjunctiva.

Synonym(s): phlyctenule

[Mod. L. dim. of G. phlyktaina, blister]

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