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.
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Keratoconjunctivitis sicca in the dog: a review of two hundred cases.
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Left untreated, irritated and tearing eyes can lead to more serious problems such as blurry vision, cornea infections, and even an ocular surface disease called keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
Until now there has been no treatment for the cause of the disorder, called keratoconjunctivitis sicca, although its symptoms can be controlled, according to Renee Kaswan of the University of Georgia in Athens.
announced today that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Dechra Pharmaceuticals PLC (LSE:DPH) for the development and commercialization of SCY-641 for the treatment of canine keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS).
24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EpiCast Report: Dry Eye Syndrome - Epidemiology Forecast to 2024Summary Dry eye syndrome (DES), also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), is a multi-factorial disease of the eye caused by dryness, decreased tear production, or increased tear film evaporation.
Beneficial effect of artificial tears made with autologous serum in patients with keratoconjunctivitis sicca.
Ocular conditions that occur because of RA are keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), episcleritis, scleritis, corneal pathology and retinal vasculitis (Table I).