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pink·eye

 (pĭngk′ī′)
n.
An acute, very contagious form of conjunctivitis, caused by the hemophilic bacterium Hemophilus aegyptius and marked by thick secretions.
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pinkeye

(ˈpɪŋkˌaɪ)
n
1. (Pathology) Also called: acute conjunctivitis an acute contagious inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye, characterized by redness, discharge, etc: usually caused by bacterial infection
2. (Veterinary Science) Also called: infectious keratitis a similar condition affecting the cornea of horses and cattle
[C16: partial translation of obsolete Dutch pinck oogen small eyes]
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pink•eye

(ˈpɪŋkˌaɪ)

n.
a contagious, epidemic form of acute conjunctivitis occurring in humans and certain animals: so called from the color of the inflamed eye.
[1785–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pinkeye - inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eyepinkeye - 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
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Translations

pinkeye

[ˈpɪŋkaɪ] N (Med) → conjuntivitis f aguda
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pinkeye

n (inf)Bindehautentzündung f
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pink·eye

n. conjuntivitis catarral, oftalmia purulenta.
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pinkeye

n (fam) conjuntivitis f, ojo rojo (fam)
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