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pinkeye

Pronunciation: /ˈpɪŋkaɪ/

Translation of pinkeye in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • [Medicine/Medicina] conjuntivitis (feminine) aguda; [Veterinary Science/Veterinaria] queratitis (feminine) infecciosa
    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.
    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.

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