vernal conjunctivitis

[ vûrnəl ]

n.

A chronic form of conjunctivitis affecting both eyes, characterized by abnormal sensitivity to light and intense itching that recurs seasonally during warm weather.spring conjunctivitis

Nearby words

  1. vernacular,
  2. vernacularism,
  3. vernacularize,
  4. vernacularly,
  5. vernal,
  6. vernal equinox,
  7. vernal grass,
  8. vernal pool,
  9. vernalization,
  10. vernalize


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