Definition of Eye infection

1. Noun. An infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid.

Exact synonyms: Hordeolum, Sty, Stye
Generic synonyms: Infection



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eye Infection

eye dialect
eye dialects
eye disease
eye doctor
eye doctors
eye drop
eye dropper
eye drops
eye enucleation
eye evisceration
eye fillet
eye floaters
eye for an eye
eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth
eye haemorrhage
eye infection (current term)
eye infections
eye injuries
eye lens
eye manifestations
eye mask
eye movements
eye muscle
eye of a needle
eye of the beholder
eye of the storm
eye ointment
eye opener
eye patch
eye pattern

Literary usage of Eye infection

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1. Bibliography of the Contributions of George M. Gould, M.D., to Ophthalmology by George Milbry Gould (1909)
"The danger of eye infection by spectacles 164 Eye inflammation. Mixed astigmatism the result of severe inflammation of an eye 17 Eyes. ..."

2. Public Health and Hygiene: In Contributions by Eminent Authorities by William Hallock Park (1920)
"... of 20 cases of eye infection among patrons of a public swimming pool, and in one case reinfection as a result of subsequent swimming in the same pool. ..."

3. Neurological Bulletin by Frederick Tilney, Columbia University, Dept. of Neurology (1919)
"... was ripe for the development of this bizarre paralysis. The eye infection was simply the release that culminated in this abnormal functional behavior. ..."

4. The Bacteriology of the eye by Theodor Axenfeld (1908)
"We do not, however, claim, even in man, that organisms do not pass into the blood during the course of an eye infection. Slight general feverish symptoms ..."

5. Text-book of ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1892)
"In most cases this owes its development to infection of the interior of the eye. Infection takes place either by means of the very body which causes the ..."

6. The Ophthalmoscope (1904)
"During operations upon the eye infection may take place in several ways, as, for example, by the air, the hands or person of the surgeon, eye drops, ..."

7. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1916)
"Master and servant — Injury to eye — infection — course of employment. 1. A gonorrheal infection of an eye in attempting to remove a piece of steel which ..."

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