ophthalmia neonatorum

noun

ophthalmia neo·​na·​to·​rum -ˌnē-ə-nə-ˈtōr-əm How to pronounce ophthalmia neonatorum (audio)
: acute inflammation of the eyes of a newborn from infection during passage through the birth canal

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“Ophthalmia neonatorum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ophthalmia%20neonatorum. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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