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pinguecula

noun pin·guec·u·la \ piŋ-ˈgwek-yə-lə \
variants: also pinguicula play \-ˈgwik-\

medical Definition of pinguecula

plural pingueculae play \-ˌlē, -ˌlī\
: a small yellowish elevation situated near the inner or outer margins of the cornea and occurring especially in people of advanced age

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