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conjunctivitis Explained

conjunctivitis at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] [Date: 1800-1900; Origin: conjunctiva 'surface layer of the eye' (16-21 centuries), from Modern Latin, from Latin conjunctus; CONJUNCT]// a painful and infectious disease of the eye that makes it red//

conjunctivitis at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Inflammation of the conjunctiva, the delicate lining of the eyelids and the front of the white of the eye. It may be caused by infection (when it is commonly called "pink eye"), chemical burn, physical injury, or allergy. Often the cornea is also inflamed (keratoconjunctivitis). Infectious causes include several viruses and bacteria, incl. those that cause trachoma and gonorrhea, both of which can lead to blindness. Conjunctivitis from erythema multiforme, a skin eruption, can also cause blindness.

conjunctivitis at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] an infectious eye disease that causes pain and swelling in part of the eye

Conjunctivitis at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Conjunctivitis \Con*junc`ti*vi"tis\ (? or ?), n. (Med.)
Inflammation of the conjunctiva.

conjunctivitis at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

conjunctivitis
n : inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye [syn: {pinkeye}]

conjunctivitis at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Noun

Inter: en-noun » pl=conjunctivitides|pl2=conjunctivitises
  • Inter: patholog » y an inflammation of the conjunctiva often due to infection.

    Synonyms

    * Madras eye (India), pink-eye (UK), pinkeye (US)

    Derived terms

    Inter: rel-top4 » terms derived from conjunctivitis
    • actinic conjunctivitis
    • acute catarrhal conjunctivitis
    • acute contagious conjunctivitis
    • acute epidemic conjunctivitis
    • acute follicular conjunctivitis
    • acute haemorrhagic conjunctivitis, acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis
    • acute viral conjunctivitis
    • allergic conjunctivitis
    • angular conjunctivitis
    • arc-flash conjunctivitis
    • atopic conjunctivitis
    • atropine conjunctivitis
    • Axenfeld's conjunctivitis
    • bacterial conjunctivitis
    • blennorrhoeal conjunctivitis
    • blepharoconjunctivitis
    • blepharokeratoconjunctivitis
    • calcareous conjunctivitis
    • chemical conjunctivitis
    • chronic catarrhal conjunctivitis
    • chronic conjunctivitis
    • chronic follicular conjunctivitis


    Inter: rel-mid » 4
  • cicatricial conjunctivitis
  • conjunctivitis arida
  • conjunctivitis medicamentosa
  • conjunctivitis nodosa
  • conjunctivitis petrificans
  • conjunctivitis tularensis
  • contagious granular conjunctivitis
  • croupous conjunctivitis
  • dermatoconjunctivitis
  • diphtheritic conjunctivitis
  • diplobacillary conjunctivitis
  • eczematous conjunctivitis
  • Egyptian conjunctivitis
  • epidemic conjunctivitis
  • Elschnig's conjunctivitis
  • follicular conjunctivitis
  • giant papillary conjunctivitis
  • gonococcal conjunctivitis
  • gonorrheal conjunctivitis, gonorrhoeal conjunctivitis
  • granular conjunctivitis
  • hyperacute purulent conjunctivitis
  • inclusion conjunctivitis
  • inclusion conjunctivitis
  • infantile purulent conjunctivitis

  • Inter: rel-mid » 4
    • infectious conjunctivitis
    • irritant conjunctivitis
    • keratoconjunctivitis
    • Koch-Weeks conjunctivitis
    • lacrimal conjunctivitis
    • larval conjunctivitis
    • ligneous conjunctivitis
    • lithiasis conjunctivitis
    • Meibomian conjunctivitis
    • membranous conjunctivitis
    • meningococcus conjunctivitis
    • molluscum conjunctivitis
    • Morax-Axenfeld conjunctivitis
    • Moraxella conjunctivitis
    • mucopurulent conjunctivitis
    • necrotic infectious conjunctivitis
    • neonatal conjunctivitis
    • newborn conjunctivitis
    • Parinaud's conjunctivitis
    • Pascheff's conjunctivitis
    • pharyngoconjunctivitis
    • phlyctenular conjunctivitis
    • prairie conjunctivitis
    • pseudomembranous conjunctivitis
    • purulent conjunctivitis


    Inter: rel-mid » 4
  • reflux conjunctivitis
  • rhinoconjunctivitis
  • scleroconjunctivitis
  • scrofular conjunctivitis
  • seborrheic blepharoconjunctivitis
  • shipyard conjunctivitis
  • simple acute conjunctivitis
  • simple conjunctivitis
  • snow conjunctivitis
  • spring conjunctivitis
  • squirrel plague conjunctivitis
  • subconjunctivitis
  • swimming pool conjunctivitis
  • toxic conjunctivitis
  • toxicogenic conjunctivitis
  • trachomatous conjunctivitis
  • tularemic conjunctivitis
  • uratic conjunctivitis
  • vaccinial conjunctivitis
  • vernal conjunctivitis
  • viral conjunctivitis
  • welder's conjunctivitis
  • Widmark's conjunctivitis

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    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » inflammation
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|zánět spojivek|m
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|sidekalvontulehdus
    • German: Konjunktivitis {{f}}, Bindehautentzündung {{f}}


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|επιπεφυκίτιδα|f|tr=epipefykítida
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|kötőhártyagyulladás
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|congiuntivite|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

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