Medical Dictionary

sty

noun
plural sties or styes

Medical Definition of STY

:  an inflamed swelling of a sebaceous gland at the margin of an eyelid—called also hordeolum

Variants of STY

sty or stye \ˈstī\

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stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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