Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome

noun
Par·i·naud's oc·u·lo·glan·du·lar syndrome | \ˌpar-i-ˈnōz-ˌäk-yə-lō-ˈglan-jə-lər- \

Medical Definition of Parinaud's oculoglandular syndrome 

: conjunctivitis that is often unilateral, is usually characterized by dense local infiltration by lymphoid tissue with tenderness and swelling of the preauricular lymph nodes, and is usually associated with a bacterial infection (as in cat scratch disease and tularemia)

called also Parinaud's conjunctivitis

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