Medical Dictionary

ophthalmia neonatorum

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noun ophthalmia neo·na·to·rum \-ˌnē-ə-nə-ˈtōr-əm\

Medical Definition of ophthalmia neonatorum

  1. :  acute inflammation of the eyes of a newborn from infection during passage through the birth canal


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