Definition of pinkeye in English:
1Conjunctivitis in humans and some livestock.
- The daycare has gently reminded me that pink eye is a stay-at-home-sickness which usually lasts about a week.
- 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.
2A viral disease of horses, symptoms of which include fever, spontaneous abortion, and redness of the eyes.
- The virus belongs to the genus Arterivirus
- 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.
- Pink eye in horses is more serious than in humans and can easily lead to blindness.
Definition of pinkeye in:
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