stye


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sty 1

 (stī)
n. pl. sties (stīz)
A pigsty.

[Middle English, from Old English stig.]

sty 2

also stye  (stī)
n. pl. sties also styes (stīz)
Inflammation of one or more sebaceous glands of an eyelid.

[Alteration of Middle English styanye : styan, sty (from Old English stīgend, from present participle of stīgan, to rise; see steigh- in Indo-European roots) + eye, ye, eye; see eye.]

stye

(staɪ) or

sty

n, pl styes or sties
(Pathology) inflammation of a sebaceous gland of the eyelid, usually caused by bacteria. technical name hordeolum
[C15 styanye (mistakenly taken as sty on eye), from Old English stīgend rising, hence swelling, stye + ye eye]

stye

A painful, red, bacterial infection around the stem of an eyelash.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stye - an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelidstye - an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
Translations
وَدْقَه، شَحّاد العَيْن
vogrís

stye

[ˈstaɪ] n (MEDICINE)orgelet m

sty2,

stye

(stai) plurals sties ~styes noun
a small inflamed swelling on the eyelid.

sty

, stye
n. orzuelo, condición inflamatoria de las glándulas sebáceas del párpado.
References in classic literature ?
There were fifty pigs wallowing in each stye, all of them breeding sows; but the boars slept outside and were much fewer in number, for the suitors kept on eating them, and the swineherd had to send them the best he had continually.
As he spoke he bound his girdle round him and went to the styes where the young sucking pigs were penned.
Thus did they converse, and presently the swineherds came up with the pigs, which were then shut up for the night in their styes, and a tremendous squealing they made as they were being driven into them.
Thereupon he addressed him as "Antonio" and "Old Buck," though that bloated carcase, appar ently more than half filling the sort of cell where in it sat, recalled rather a fat pig in a stye.
A stye, an infection of the tear or oil gland that usually requires no treatment.
Patients of headache in association with stye, infected chalazion acute dacryocystitis, papilloedema and optic neuritis usually present with a white eye.
So I got up and said, 'I'm not going to mention my brother's stye, even though it's the biggest stye I have ever seen in my life or in medical history.
AA STYE, also known as a hordeolumis, is an infection in the root of the eyelash.
The warmth helps the stye come to a head, rupture and drain.
The lengthy recipe for a simple cookie is a good example of her teaching stye.
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Indeed, I wasn't even a distant twinkle in the eye - or a stye in the eye, as my Scottish mother would say when in a gloomy mood.