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 ?
An outbreak of epidemic keratoconjunctivitis caused by a new intermediate adenovirus 22/H8 identified by molecular typing.
Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) is a highly contagious, incurable, viral infection of the eye that may permanently damage the eye.
Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis is the severest ocular disease caused by adenoviruses (3) Ad 8, 9 and 37 are the serotypes most commonly associated with EKC.
Apart from HSV infection, 47 of 231 (20%) carried a concurrent medical diagnosis, including recent trauma, diabetic eye disease, atopy, basement membrane dystrophy, epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC), previous refractive surgery, crystalline keratopathy, dry eye, or rosacea keratoconjunctivitis (Table 1).
These include follicular conjunctivitis, pharyngoconjunctival fever, epidemic keratoconjunctivitis and acute hemorrhagic conjuncitvitis (2,5,48).
Evidence of molecular evolution driven by recombination events influencing tropism in a novel human adenovirus that causes epidemic keratoconjunctivitis. PLoS ONE.