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Conjunctivitis is due to a germ, and will spread unless checked.
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.
The symptoms appear to be conjunctivitis, headache, dyspepsia and anæmia.
British Dictionary definitions for conjunctivitis
inflammation of the conjunctiva
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conjunctivitis in Medicine
Inflammation of the conjunctiva, characterized by redness and often accompanied by a discharge.
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conjunctivitis in Science
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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conjunctivitis in Culture
Inflammation of the conjunctiva, the transparent mucous membrane that lines the inner surface of the eyelid and covers the front part of the eyeball. Often called pinkeye.
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