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chalazion

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noun cha·la·zi·on \ kə-ˈlā-zē-ən, -ˌän \

medical Definition of chalazion

plural -zia play \-zē-ə\
: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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