Definitions for "Hordeolum"
Keywords:  stye, sty, eyelid, zeis, meibomian
A small tumor upon the eyelid, resembling a grain of barley; a sty.
sty or stye; an inflamed swelling of a sebaceous gland at the margin of an eyelid; treated with warm compresses or antibiotics
A localized red, swollen and tender abscess of the lid glands; also called stye.