noun Date: 1835 inflammation of the conjunctiva

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  • Conjunctivitis — Con*junc ti*vi tis (? or ?), n. (Med.) Inflammation of the conjunctiva. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conjunctivītis — Conjunctivītis, Bindehautentzündung; C. catarrhalis, s. Bindehautkatarrh; C. granulosa, Körnerkrankheit, Trachom, s. Augenentzündung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Conjunctivitis — vgl. Konjunktivitis …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • conjunctivitis — (n.) 1835, inflammation of the conjunctiva; from CONJUNCTIVA (Cf. conjunctiva) + ITIS (Cf. itis) …   Etymology dictionary

  • conjunctivitis — ► NOUN ▪ inflammation of the conjunctiva …   English terms dictionary

  • conjunctivitis — [kən juŋk΄tə vīt′is] n. [ModL: see CONJUNCTIVA & ITIS] inflammation of the conjunctiva …   English World dictionary

  • Conjunctivitis — Pinkeye redirects here. For the South Park episode, see Pinkeye (South Park). For the 2008 film, see Pink Eye (film). Conjunctivitis Classification and external resources File:Joy pink eye cropped.JPG An eye with viral conjunctivitis. ICD 10 H …   Wikipedia

  • conjunctivitis — /keuhn jungk teuh vuy tis/, n. Ophthalm. inflammation of the conjunctiva. [1825 35; CONJUNCTIV(A) + ITIS] * * * Inflammation of the conjunctiva, the delicate lining of the eyelids and the front of the white of the eye. It may be caused by… …   Universalium

  • Conjunctivitis — Inflammation of the conjuctivae, the membranes on the inner part of the eyelids and the membranes covering the whites of the eyes. These membranes react to a wide range of bacteria, viruses, allergy provoking agents, irritants and toxic agents.… …   Medical dictionary

  • conjunctivitis — pink eye; n. inflammation of the conjunctiva, which becomes red and swollen and produces a watery or pus containing discharge. It causes discomfort rather than pain and does not usually affect vision. Conjunctivitis may be caused by infection by… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Conjunctivitis — Con|junc|ti|vi|tis: ↑ Konjunktivitis. * * * Conjunctivitis   [lateinisch] die, /... vitides, Konjunktivitis, die Bindehautentzündung des Auges. * * * Con|junc|ti|vi|tis: ↑Konjunktivitis …   Universal-Lexikon

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