cha·​la·​zi·​on kə-ˈlā-zē-ən, -ˌän How to pronounce chalazion (audio)
plural chalazia -zē-ə How to pronounce chalazion (audio)
: a small circumscribed tumor of the eyelid formed by retention of secretions of the meibomian gland and sometimes accompanied by inflammation

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“Chalazion.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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