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Friday word: caruncula

5. The small, triangular pink bump on the inside corner of each eye is called the caruncula. It contains sweat and oil glands that produce rheum, also known as "eye crispies," "sleep," and "tear rocks."

Source: 12 enjoyable names for relatively common things, from Mental Floss--do check out the other words on this list, too!

Tags: c, medical, noun, wordsmith: med_cat
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