phlyctenule


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phlyctenule

 [flik´ten-ūl]
a minute vesicle; an ulcerated nodule of the cornea or conjunctiva.

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]

phlyctenule

/phlyc·ten·ule/ (flik´tin-ūl) a minute vesicle; an ulcerated nodule of cornea or conjunctiva.

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]

phlyctenule

a minute vesicle; an ulcerated nodule of the cornea or conjunctiva.