pinguecula definition

  • noun:
    • A yellow-white deposit regarding the conjunctiva of this eye, adjacent to the limbus, caused by exposure to ultraviolet.
    • Same as Pinguicula, 1.
    • a slightly elevated flexible tissue deposit inside conjunctiva that may extend on cornea but does not protect it

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