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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
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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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Homozygous mutations in the plasminogen gene of two unrelated girls with ligneous conjunctivitis. Blood.
The most common condition associated with plasminogen deficiency is ligneous conjunctivitis, which is characterized by thick, woody (ligneous) growths on the conjunctiva of the eye, and if left untreated, can lead to corneal damage and blindness.
Heparin in the long-term management of ligneous conjunctivitis: a case report and review of literature.
The most commonly encountered clinical manifestation is ligneous conjunctivitis. In these patients, congenital occlusive hydrocephaly may rarely be observed.
The differential diagnosis includes vocal fold polyps and ligneous conjunctivitis, and it is important to note that amyloid may occur in association with multiple myeloma, small cell carcinoma, and medullary thyroid carcinoma.
The most common condition associated with plasminogen deficiency is ligneous conjunctivitis, which if left untreated can lead to corneal damage and blindness.
While ligneous conjunctivitis is the best characterized lesion of plasminogen deficiency, hypoplasminogenemia is a multiorgan disease that can also affect the ears, sinuses, tracheobronchial tree, genitourinary tract, and gingiva.
It is frequently observed in diphterial, streptococcal and ligneous conjunctivitis. It is treated according to the causative agent.