keratoconjunctivitis


ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis

noun \ˈker-ə-(ˌ)tō-kən-ˌjəŋ(k)-tə-ˈvī-təs\

Definition of KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS

:  combined inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva

Origin of KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1887

ker·a·to·con·junc·ti·vi·tis

noun \ˈker-ə-(ˌ)tō-kən-ˌjəŋ(k)-tə-ˈvīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS

: combined inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva; especially : epidemic keratoconjunctivitis—compare keratitis

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