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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An acute, very contagious form of conjunctivitis, caused by the hemophilic bacterium Hemophilus aegyptius and characterized by inflammation of the eyelids and eyeballs.

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  • n. a highly contagious form of conjunctivitis

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  • n. inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye

Etymologies

From pink + eye. (Wiktionary)

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