Conjunctivitis



[kuh n-juhngk-tuh-vahy-tis] /kənˌdʒʌŋk təˈvaɪ tɪs/

noun, Ophthalmology.
1.
inflammation of the .
/kənˌdʒʌŋktɪˈvaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the conjunctiva
n.

1835, inflammation of the conjunctiva; from conjunctiva + -itis.

conjunctivitis con·junc·ti·vi·tis (kən-jŭngk’tə-vī’tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the conjunctiva, characterized by redness and often accompanied by a discharge.
conjunctivitis
(kən-jŭngk’tə-vī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the conjunctiva, characterized by redness, itching, and often accompanied by a discharge. Bacterial and viral infection and allergies are common causes of conjunctivitis.
conjunctivitis [(kuhn-jungk-tuh-veye-tis)]

Inflammation of the conjunctiva, the transparent mucous membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelid and covers the front part of the eyeball. Often called pinkeye.

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