Definition of Pinkeye

1. Noun. Inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye.

Exact synonyms: Conjunctivitis
Specialized synonyms: Ophthalmia, Ophthalmitis
Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Pinkeye

1. Noun. a highly contagious form of conjunctivitis ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pinkeye

1. an inflammation of the eye [n -S]

Medical Definition of Pinkeye

1. Synonym: acute contagious conjunctivitis. Synonym: infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis. 3. In horses, a form of equine viral arteritis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Pinkeye

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1. The ABCs of Safe & Healthy Child Care: A Handbook for Child Care Providers by Cynthia M. Hale, Jacqueline A. Polder (2000)
"pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) in the Child Care Setting pinkeye, ... pinkeye in child care settings is most often due to bacterial or viral infections. ..."

2. Henley's Twentieth Century Forrmulas, Recipes and Processes: Containing Ten by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1914)
"pinkeye: See Veterinary Formulas. PIPE-JOINT CEMENT: See Cement. PIPE LEAKS: See Leaks. PIPES, RUST-PREVENTIVE FOR: Sin1 Rust Preventives. ..."

3. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1906)
"107 182.2 35.7 65 Morning Star 110 307.2 35.3 67 Early Dominion 98 191.0 358 68 White pinkeye 107 178.9 37.4 69 Hanlan Beauty 109 191.3 379 70 Beauty of ..."

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