Definition of conjunctivitis in English:

conjunctivitis

Line breaks: con|junc¦tiv|itis
Pronunciation: /kənˌdʒʌŋ(k)tɪˈvʌɪtɪs
 
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noun

[mass noun] Medicine
  • Inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye.
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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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