Definition of Conjunctivitis arida

1. Noun. Abnormal dryness of the conjunctiva and cornea of the eyes; may be due to a systemic deficiency of vitamin A.

Exact synonyms: Xeroma, Xerophthalmia, Xerophthalmus
Generic synonyms: Dryness, Waterlessness, Xerotes



Medical Definition of Conjunctivitis arida

1. A dryness of the conjunctiva and cornea due to vitamin A deficiency. The condition begins with night blindness and conjunctival xerosis and progresses to corneal xerosis, and, in the late stages, to keratomalacia. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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