phlyctenular


phlyctenular
Relating to a phlyctenula.

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phlyc·ten·u·lar flik-'ten-yə-lər adj marked by or associated with phlyctenules <\phlyctenular conjunctivitis>

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  • Phlyctenular — Phlyc*ten u*lar, a. [Gr. ? a blister or pustule.] (Med.) Characterized by the presence of small pustules, or whitish elevations resembling pustules; as, phlyctenular ophthalmia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phlyctenular — ˈtenyələ(r) adjective Etymology: New Latin phlyctenula + English ar : marked by or associated with phlyctenules phlyctenular conjunctivitis …   Useful english dictionary

  • phlyctenular — phlyc·ten·u·lar …   English syllables

  • phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis — keratoconjunctivitis marked by the formation of a phlyctenule at the corneal limbus; it has been associated with malnutrition, tuberculosis, and staphylococcus sensitivity. Called also phlyctenular keratitis, phlyctenular ophthalmia, and strumous …   Medical dictionary

  • phlyctenular pannus — pannus associated with phlyctenular keratitis, the vascularization running all the way around the periphery of the limbus and extending toward the center …   Medical dictionary

  • phlyctenular conjunctivitis — a type of conjunctivitis marked by small vesicles or ulcers, each surrounded by a reddened zone; called also eczematous or scrofular c. See also phlyctenulosis …   Medical dictionary

  • phlyctenular keratitis — see under keratoconjunctivitis …   Medical dictionary

  • phlyctenular ophthalmia — see under keratoconjunctivitis …   Medical dictionary

  • eczematous conjunctivitis — phlyctenular c …   Medical dictionary

  • scrofular conjunctivitis — phlyctenular c …   Medical dictionary


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