pinguecula

noun
pin·​guec·​u·​la | \ piŋ-ˈgwek-yə-lə How to pronounce pinguecula (audio) \
variants: also pinguicula \ -​ˈgwik-​ How to pronounce pinguicula (audio) \
plural pingueculae\ -​ˌlē How to pronounce pingueculae (audio) , -​ˌlī How to pronounce pingueculae (audio) \

Medical Definition of pinguecula

: 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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“Pinguecula.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pinguecula. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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