meibomian cyst


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meibomian cyst

(maɪˈbəʊmɪən)
n
(Pathology) another name for chalazion
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Noun1.meibomian cyst - a small sebaceous cyst of the eyelid resulting when a Meibomian gland is blockedMeibomian cyst - 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
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mei·bo·mi·an cyst

n. quiste meibomiano, quiste del párpado.
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Meibomian cyst. It's harmless but can grow to the size of a grape and if infected, it will become red, inflamed and painful.
If one of these becomes blocked, a relatively large swelling (meibomian cyst) can form.
A round, painless swelling in the upper or lower eyelid, sometimes also known as a meibomian cyst.