phlyctenulosis


phlyctenulosis
A nodular hypersensitive affection of corneal and conjunctival epithelium due to endogenous toxin.

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phlyc·ten·u·lo·sis (flik″tən-u-loґsis) an eye condition characterized by phlyctenules, as phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis, conjunctivitis, or ophthalmia.

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