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

Definition of conjunctivitis in English:


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