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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Adenovirus-associated epidemic keratoconjunctivitis outbreaks--four states, 2008-2010.
Evaluation of the impact of persistent subepithelial corneal infiltrations on the visual performance and corneal optical quality after epidemic keratoconjunctivitis.
Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) is a highly contagious, incurable, viral infection of the eye that may permanently damage the eye.
Chang C, Chern C: epidemic keratoconjunctivitis caused by a new genotype of adenovirus type 8, Jpn J ophthalmol 45-160-166, 2001.
The most common causative agents in epidemic keratoconjunctivitis include adenovirus type 8, 19 and 37 (2,5,48,50).