Simple Definition of conjunctivitis
medical : a disease that causes the eye to become pink and sore
Full Definition of conjunctivitis
: inflammation of the conjunctiva
First Known Use of conjunctivitis
Medical Definition of conjunctivitis
: inflammation of the conjunctiva that is typically marked by pinkness or redness of the sclera and by itching, burning, irritation, discharge, or excessive tearing of the eye and that is typically caused by pathogenic microorganisms (such as bacteria or viruses), allergens, or irritants—see pink eye
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