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Meaning of CHALAZION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small sebaceous cyst of the eyelid resulting when a Meibomian gland is blocked
 

CHALAZION is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: Meibomian cyst
 
 See Also: pilar cyst, sebaceous cyst, steatocystoma, wen

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cha*la"zi*on\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? dim. of ? hail,
pimple.] (Med.)
A small circumscribed tumor of the eyelid caused by retention
of secretion, and by inflammation of the Melbomian glands.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Also called a Meibomian cyst or a tarsal cyst, a chalazion is an inflammation of the oil gland of the eyelid.
 

 

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