pinguecula

noun

pin·​guec·​u·​la piŋ-ˈgwek-yə-lə How to pronounce pinguecula (audio)
variants also pinguicula
plural pingueculae -ˌlē How to pronounce pinguecula (audio) -ˌlī How to pronounce pinguecula (audio)
: 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 2 Dec. 2022.

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