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pinkeye

Syllabification: pink·eye
Pronunciation: /ˈpiNGkˌī
 
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Definition of pinkeye in English:

noun

1Conjunctivitis in humans and some livestock.
Example sentences
  • By her own admission, she's already given everyone pink eye.
  • Touching your eye with germy fingers is a great way to get a cold or nasty eye infection such as pink eye.
  • So far I've managed to avoid getting pink eye and head lice.
2A viral disease of horses, symptoms of which include fever, spontaneous abortion, and redness of the eyes.
Example sentences
  • Pink eye in horses is more serious than in humans and can easily lead to blindness.
  • The horse disease known as "pink eye" has at last reached this city, and is causing the street railroad company especially a great deal of inconvenience.
  • The medicine is successfully used with quick healing results for Pink Eye and conjunctivitis in horses and cattle.

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