a contagious, epidemic form of acute conjunctivitis occurring in humans and certain animals: so called from the color of the inflamed .
Also called acute conjunctivitis. an acute contagious inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye, characterized by redness, discharge, etc: usually caused by bacterial infection
Also called infectious keratitis. a similar condition affecting the cornea of horses and cattle
contagious eye infection, 1882, American English, from pink (adj.) + eye (n.).
pinkeye pink·eye (pĭngk’ī’)
See acute contagious conjunctivitis.
noun 1. the plant family Caryophyllaceae, characterized by herbaceous plants having opposite leaves, usually swollen-jointed stems, flowers with petals notched at the tips, and fruit generally in the form of a many-seeded capsule, and including baby’s-breath, carnation, chickweed, pink, and sweet william.
- Pink floyd
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- Pink-footed goose
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