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hor·de·o·lum ex·ter·'num

inflammation of the sebaceous gland of an eyelash.
Synonym(s): sty, stye
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stye

A small abscess caused by a STAPHYLOCOCCAL INFECTION around the root of an eyelash. Treatment is by antibiotic ointments to prevent recurrence.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Amanta are-un stil complex si stie totul despre sex, n-are migrene cand o vreau si orice-i fac, nu zice "au"!
In Anglia, zece oameni joaca ruleta ruseasca, toti duc revolverele la tampla si trag, dar numai un singur pistol are glont pe teava si nimeni nu stie care.
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Lynette Parry, Tom Jones Fan.'' Fair enough,but the day I make it onto anyone's list of heroes is the day pig farmers need to install perches instead of sties.
"The chap who had it before us had pig sties, but we wanted his house and land so we actually swopped our house in Acklam with him," said Barbara.
Adding extra value into the pounds 650,00 guide price is the good range of outbuildings including former stabling, now workshop space, garaging, further car port and brick built pig sties. The well planned gardens include both a man made pool and a natural pond which run into the stream.
Slumbering outside in the tangle of vegetation are stables and pig sties, workshops and workrooms which seem to go on for ever.
The biggest grant of pounds 3 million will pay for a free on-line Internet picture library of all 360,000 listed buildings in Britain,ranging from palaces to pig sties.
AaAaAaAa The Heritage and Culture Minister affirmed that 'Before being tourism sties, these sites are cultural, historic and archeological features that belong to the Sultanate and therefore we have a duty to unveil, document and enlist them as archeological features.
Most sties are caused by Staphylococcus aureus - a bacterium found on the skin of many healthy people.