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.
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conjunctivitis

(kənˌdʒʌŋktɪˈvaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the conjunctiva
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con•junc•ti•vi•tis

(kənˌdʒʌŋk təˈvaɪ tɪs)

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

inflammation of the conjunctiva.
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conjunctivitis

Inflammation of the transparent surface of the eye (conjunctiva).
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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
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Translations
zánět spojivek
Konjunktivitis
sidekalvontulehdus
kötőhártyagyulladás

conjunctivitis

[kənˌdʒʌŋktɪˈvaɪtɪs] Nconjuntivitis f
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conjunctivitis

[kənˌdʒʌŋktɪˈvaɪtɪs] nconjonctivite f
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conjunctivitis

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

[kənˌdʒʌŋktɪˈvaɪtɪs] n (Med) → congiuntivite f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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conjunctivitis

n conjuntivitis f
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This Study of Twenty to thirty per cent of the world population is affected by allergic conjunctivitis. [1] Allergic conjunctivitis is broadly divided into five subtypes: seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (SAC), perennial allergic conjunctivitis (PAC), vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC), atopic keratoconjunctivitis (AKC) and giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC).
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