Melicerous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Melicerous (Med) Consisting of or containing matter like honey; -- said of certain encysted tumors.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • melicerous Of the nature of meliceris; affected with meliceris: as, a melicerous tumor.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. meliceris, a kind of tumor, fr. Gr. ; me`li honey + wax

Usage

In literature:

Encysted, honeylike (melicerous), sebaceous, and fibrous tumors of the lids all require removal with the knife.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
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