pinkeye
noun Date: 1855 an acute highly contagious conjunctivitis of humans and various domestic animals

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  • pinkeye — /pingk uy /, n. Pathol. a contagious, epidemic form of acute conjunctivitis occurring in humans and certain animals: so called from the color of the inflamed eye. [1785 95; PINK1 + EYE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • pinkeye — n. conjunctivitis, infection of the membrane of the eyelid and eyeball …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pinkeye — pink•eye [[t]ˈpɪŋkˌaɪ[/t]] n. pat a contagious, epidemic form of acute conjunctivitis occurring in humans and certain animals: so called from the color of the inflamed eye • Etymology: 1785–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • pinkeye — /ˈpɪŋkaɪ/ (say pingkuy) noun 1. a contagious form of conjunctivitis, especially in animals, so called because of the colour of the inflamed eye. 2. ophthalmia suffered by travelling sheep. Also, pink eye. {pink1 + eye} …   Australian English dictionary

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  • pinkeye — A condition in which the conjunctiva (membranes lining the eyelids and covering the white part of the eye) become inflamed or infected. Also called conjunctivitis …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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