from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Inflammation of the conjunctiva, characterized by redness and often accompanied by a discharge.
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- n. an inflammation of the conjunctiva often due to infection.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Inflammation of the conjunctiva.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, inflammation of the conjunctiva. It is one of the commonest affections of the eye.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
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Not that we knew it at the time, because conjunctivitis is a crafty little bugger, but it was hitching a lift to Hampshire on my peepers.
For those interested, the runny eyes are not getting any worse, so we're on top of things, and I think we've avoided actual conjunctivitis, which is a blessing.
Caleb has conjunctivitis aka pink eye, Daniel spent 2 nights in hospital after an unexplained serious temperature, and Clair is down and feeling terrible with a nasty case of the Flu.
You can see there are corneal ulcers, possible blindness from infection, conjunctivitis, which is just an infection of the eyelid and surrounding eye, corneal swelling, which is just a very unpretty site, corneal abrasion and scarring, reduction in visual function.
It's conjunctivitis, which is a fairly normal condition.
Both Khadr's eyes are afflicted with conjunctivitis, which is commonly known as pink eye,
Pinkeye -- also called conjunctivitis -- is redness and inflammation of the clear membranes covering the whites of the eyes and the membranes on the inner part of the eyelids.
This health ailment, known as conjunctivitis, may mean your pet has a virus, a bacterial disease, parasites, or allergies.
Two different nurses were in no doubt once they saw the rash, he also has had conjunctivitis which is apparently another classic symptom.
One of the hall marks of some of these viruses they cause not only the respiratory stuff but the GI and conjunctivitis which is sort of the stuff in your eyes.