Morax-Axenfeld conjunctivitis

noun

: a chronic conjunctivitis caused by a rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Moraxella (M. lacunata) and now occurring rarely but formerly more prevalent in persons living under poor hygienic conditions

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“Morax-Axenfeld conjunctivitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Morax-Axenfeld%20conjunctivitis. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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