conjunctivitis

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con·junc·ti·vi·tis

 (kən-jŭngk′tə-vī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the conjunctiva, characterized by redness and often accompanied by a discharge.

conjunctivitis

(kənˌdʒʌŋktɪˈvaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the conjunctiva

con•junc•ti•vi•tis

(kənˌdʒʌŋk təˈvaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the conjunctiva.
[1825–35]

conjunctivitis

inflammation of the conjunctiva.
See also: Eyes

conjunctivitis

Inflammation of the transparent surface of the eye (conjunctiva).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conjunctivitis - inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eyeconjunctivitis - inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye
ophthalmia, ophthalmitis - severe conjunctivitis
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations
zánět spojivek
Konjunktivitis
sidekalvontulehdus
kötőhártyagyulladás

conjunctivitis

[kənˌdʒʌŋktɪˈvaɪtɪs] Nconjuntivitis f

conjunctivitis

[kənˌdʒʌŋktɪˈvaɪtɪs] nconjonctivite f

conjunctivitis

n (Med) → Bindehautentzündung f, → Konjunktivitis f (spec)

conjunctivitis

[kənˌdʒʌŋktɪˈvaɪtɪs] n (Med) → congiuntivite f

con·junc·ti·vi·tis

n. conjuntivitis, infl. de la conjuntiva;
allergic ______ alérgica;
catarrhal ______ catarral;
chronic ______ crónica;
___ acute, contagious___ aguda contagiosa;
epidemic ______ epidémica;
follicular ______ folicular;
hemorrhagic ______ hemorrágica;
infantile purulent ______ infantil purulenta;
vernal ______ vernal;
viral ______ viral.

conjunctivitis

n conjuntivitis f
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Viral conjunctivitis is highly infectious and transmissible, causing lost work and school days as well as increased healthcare costs and risks from unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions.
Viral conjunctivitis resists treatment, broad-spectrum antibiotic and eyedropper may prevent secondary infection.
The deal provides Nicox with rights and know-how to develop an innovative anti-viral product for managing viral conjunctivitis.
Bahrain also launched a campaign in 2006 to crackdown on unsupervised and insanitary swimming pools in hotels and apartment buildings following an outbreak of viral conjunctivitis.
Viral conjunctivitis is most frequently caused by a virus known as Adenovirus.
4,6,7) Predisposing risk factors for the development of bacterial conjunctivitis include superficial trauma to the ocular surface, contact lens wear, pre-existing viral conjunctivitis, blepharitis, diabetes, steroid use, other diseases compromising the immune system, and drugs that reduce ocular resistance to infection.
Clean or mucoid discharge may be caused by allergic and viral conjunctivitis (3) and yellow-green purulent discharge which has to be cleaned frequently may be caused by bacterial agents (2,4,5).
AdenoPlus accurately detects adenovirus, which accounts for up to 90% of all viral conjunctivitis, and approximately one out of four cases of acute conjunctivitis seen by eyecare practitioners.
Viral conjunctivitis, with bilateral involvement with symptoms such as hyperaemia, congestion, haemorrhage, follicles, corneal involvement and lymphadenopathy, was first reported in 1909.
A total of 25 cases of viral conjunctivitis have been linked to a care home in Aberdare and experts fear it will spread throughout Rhondda Cynon Taf.
Aside from acute respiratory diseases, a pilgrim should be careful about viral conjunctivitis as well.