- inflammation of the conjunctiva.
Origin of conjunctivitis
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Examples from the Web for conjunctivitis
According to the CDC and most texts, conjunctivitis has three distinct causes.
Or perhaps he caught a mild viral form of pinkeye—medically known as conjunctivitis.
Conjunctivitis is due to a germ, and will spread unless checked.Civics and Health
William H. Allen
No cramps, no pain in the stomach or intestines, nor conjunctivitis.
Irving thereupon stopped work, and the doctor diagnosed his case as "Retinitis conjunctivitis, both eyes."
In 1877 I saw him again suffering from conjunctivitis, without perceiving any squint; no examination respecting it was made.Schweigger on Squint
The symptoms appear to be conjunctivitis, headache, dyspepsia and anæmia.
- inflammation of the conjunctiva
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Word Origin and History for conjunctivitis
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- Inflammation of the conjunctiva, characterized by redness and often accompanied by a discharge.
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- Inflammation of the conjunctiva, characterized by redness, itching, and often accompanied by a discharge. Bacterial and viral infection and allergies are common causes of conjunctivitis.
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