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conjunctivitis

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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conjunctivitiscon‧junc‧ti‧vi‧tis /kənˌdʒʌŋktɪˈvaɪtɪs/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MIa painful and infectious disease of the eye that makes it red
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conjunctivitisBoth of his eyes were oozing, as though with acute conjunctivitis.It was shown that the organism could cause conjunctivitis in baboons and, after inoculation in the urethra, a urethritis as well.I had conjunctivitis and I was trying to get off work because my eyes were really bad.
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