phlyctenula

phlyc·ten·u·la

, pl.

phlyc·ten·u·lae

(flik-ten'yū-lă, -yū-lē),
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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phlyc·ten·u·la

, pl. phlyctenulae (flik-ten'yū-lă, -lē)
A small red nodule of lymphoid cells, with ulcerated apex, occurring in the conjunctiva.
Synonym(s): phlyctenule.
[Mod. L. dim. of G. phlyktaina, blister]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

phlyctenule

, phlyctenula (flik-ten′ūl″) (flik-ten′yŭ-lă) [Gr. phlyktaina, a blister; L. phlyctenula]
A small vesicle or blister infiltrated by lymphocytes, as on the cornea or conjunctiva.
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Different authors, at different times, described it as spring catarrh, phlyctenula pallida, circumcorneal hypertrophy, recurrent vegetative conjunctiva, verrucosa conjunctiva and aestivale conjunctiva, calling attention to the various aspects of this disease.