dry eye

noun
Updated on: 16 May 2018

Definition of dry eye

: a condition associated with inadequate tear production and marked by redness, itching, and burning of the eye called also dry eye syndrome

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1950

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dry eye

noun

medical Definition of dry eye

: a condition associated with inadequate tear production and marked by redness of the conjunctiva, by itching and burning of the eye, and usually by filaments of desquamated epithelial cells adhering to the cornea called also keratoconjunctivitis sicca

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