keratoconjunctivitis

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ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis

 (kĕr′ə-tō-kən-jŭngk′tə-vī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva.
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Noun1.keratoconjunctivitis - inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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Keratoconjunctivitis

ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis

n. queratoconjuntivitis, infl. de la córnea y la conjuntiva.
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4],[5]] Severe keratitis is an inflammation of the cornea, which can result from dry eye disease.
Sustained exposure can even lead to painful, sunburn-like inflammation of the cornea at the front of the eye and potential sight-threatening conditions in the future.
These pathogens can cause keratitis, an often painful inflammation of the cornea.