inflammation of the conjunctiva.
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How to use conjunctivitis in a sentence
Hachimura missed the game because of conjunctivitis, missing a chance to follow-up his promising performance Sunday.Five takeaways from the Wizards’ preseason loss to the Pistons | Ava Wallace | December 18, 2020 | Washington Post
According to the CDC and most texts, conjunctivitis has three distinct causes.Everything You Wanted To Know About Bob Costas’s Olympic Pinkeye | Kent Sepkowitz | February 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Or perhaps he caught a mild viral form of pinkeye—medically known as conjunctivitis.Everything You Wanted To Know About Bob Costas’s Olympic Pinkeye | Kent Sepkowitz | February 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Pseudomembranous conjunctivitis generally shows either streptococci or diphtheria bacilli.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
The usual cause of acute infectious conjunctivitis, especially in cities, seems to be the Koch-Weeks bacillus.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
Commonly the pneumonia bacteria do not cause conjunctivitis unless the patient is susceptible in a special manner.Essays In Pastoral Medicine | Austin Malley
Did you ever cure a catarrhal conjunctivitis or rhinitis in three minutes by moving the patient from one room to another?The Treatment of Hay Fever | George Frederick Laidlaw
In 1877 I saw him again suffering from conjunctivitis, without perceiving any squint; no examination respecting it was made.Schweigger on Squint | C. Schweigger
British Dictionary definitions for conjunctivitis
inflammation of the conjunctiva
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Scientific definitions for conjunctivitis
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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Cultural definitions for conjunctivitis
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