Definition of conjunctivitis in English:


Syllabification: con·junc·ti·vi·tis
Pronunciation: /kənˌjəNG(k)təˈvītis


  • Inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye. Also called pinkeye.
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    • 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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