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conjunctivitis

Syllabification: con·junc·ti·vi·tis
Pronunciation: /kənˌjəNG(k)təˈvīdəs
 
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Definition of conjunctivitis in English:

noun

Medicine
Inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye. Also called pinkeye.
Example sentences
  • Newborns with chlamydial conjunctivitis or pneumonia require up to 2 weeks of antibiotic treatment.
  • Mast cell stabilizers may also reduce inflammation associated with hay fever and allergic conjunctivitis.
  • A less common but more serious viral conjunctivitis is herpes simplex infection.

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