Chalazion meaning

kə-lāzē-ən, -ŏn
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A cyst of a tarsal gland.
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A chronic sty.
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A cyst of a tarsal gland.
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A cyst in the eyelid, caused by inflammation of a blocked meibomian gland.
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Origin of chalazion

  • Greek khalazion diminutive of khalaza hard lump, hailstone

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition