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Date: 1800-1900
Origin: conjunctiva 'surface layer of the eye' (16-21 centuries), from Modern Latin, from Latin conjunctus; CONJUNCT

conjunctivitis

noun
     
Related topics: Illness and Disability
con‧junc‧ti‧vi‧tis [uncountable]
MI a painful and infectious disease of the eye that makes it red

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