inclusion conjunctivitis

n.

A conjunctivitis caused by Chlamydia trachomatis and often affecting newborns but also contracted by adults in swimming pools or from sexual contact, characterized by enlarged papilla on the inner eyelids and purulent discharge.swimming pool conjunctivitis

Nearby words

  1. inclusion body disease,
  2. inclusion body encephalitis,
  3. inclusion cell,
  4. inclusion cell disease,
  5. inclusion complex,
  6. inclusion map,
  7. inclusionary,
  8. inclusive,
  9. inclusive disjunction,
  10. inclusive fitness


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