catarrhal ophthalmia


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ca·tar·rhal oph·thal·mi·a

a mild form of conjunctivitis with mucopurulent secretion.

catarrhal ophthalmia

Etymology: Gk, kata + rhoia + ophthalmos, eye
a inflammation of the conjunctiva with a discharge. See also catarrhal conjunctivitis.

catarrhal ophthalmia

Conjunctivitis of a severe, frequently purulent, form.
See also: ophthalmia