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1. a small blister made by a burn.
2. a small vesicle containing lymph seen on the conjunctiva in certain conditions. adj., adj phlyc´tenar.
n. pl. phlycte·nae (-nē)
A small blister or vesicle, especially one of multiple blisters caused by a mild burn.
phlyc′ten′ar (flĭk′tĕn′ər) adj.
phlyc·te·na, pl. phlyctenae (flik-tē'nă, -nē)
A small vesicle, especially one of a number of small blisters following a first-degree burn.
[G. phlyktaina, a blister made by a burn]