Definition of pinguecula in English:

pinguecula

Pronunciation /pɪŋˈɡwɛkjʊlə/

noun

(also pinguicula)
Medicine
  • A small yellow region of degeneration of the conjunctiva, usually situated near the edge of the cornea; a condition of the eye characterized by this.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From classical Latin pinguicula, feminine of pinguiculus rather fat.