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cha·la·zi·on

 (kə-lā′zē-ən, -ŏn′)
n. pl. cha·la·zi·a (-zē-ə)
A cyst of a tarsal gland.

[Greek khalazion, diminutive of khalaza, hard lump, hailstone.]

chalazion

(kəˈleɪzɪən)
n
(Pathology) a small cyst on the eyelid resulting from chronic inflammation of a meibomian gland. Also called: meibomian cyst
[C18: from Greek: a small chalaza]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chalazion - a small sebaceous cyst of the eyelid resulting when a Meibomian gland is blockedchalazion - a small sebaceous cyst of the eyelid resulting when a Meibomian gland is blocked
pilar cyst, sebaceous cyst, steatocystoma, wen - a common cyst of the skin; filled with fatty matter (sebum) that is secreted by a sebaceous gland that has been blocked
Translations

cha·la·zi·on

n. chalazión, quiste del párpado, quiste meiboniano.

chalazion

n (pl -zia) chalazión m