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ophthalmia neonatorum

[ nee-uh-nuh-tawr-uhm, -tohr- ]
/ ˌni ə nəˈtɔr əm, -ˈtoʊr- /
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noun Pathology.
inflammation of the eyes of a newborn child due to an infectious disease, as gonorrhea, contracted during birth from the infected mother.
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Origin of ophthalmia neonatorum

<New Latin: ophthalmia of the newborn (plural)
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