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keratoconjunctivitis

 [ker″ah-to-kon-junk″tĭ-vi´tis]
inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva.
epidemic keratoconjunctivitis a highly infectious form, commonly with regional lymph node involvement, occurring in epidemics; an adenovirus has been repeatedly isolated from affected patients.
phlyctenular keratoconjunctivitis a form marked by formation of a phlyctenule (small lesion) at the corneal limbus.
keratoconjunctivitis sic´ca a condition marked by hyperemia of the conjunctiva, thickening and drying of the corneal epithelium, and itching and burning of the eye. Called also dry eye.

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2] emissions and argues that the EKC hypothesis is satisfied in France.
Egli and Steger (2007) showed that the scale effect in technology is necessary for generating some practical turning point of the EKC in simulation.
Secondly, the analysis was extended to identify the EKC differences and similarities in various countries, using charts.
All across a given community EKC, different levels of water quality become associated with different levels of income and the accompanying rules for managing the river.
The standard applications of the EKC assume that society responds to pollution to reduce environmental harm; a corollary is that at least some part of society can assess the harm caused by pollutants and has the means to regulate such pollution.
Professor Hill adds, "We have a lot of confidence in our partnership with EKC because the company has a proven track record when it comes to taking new products to market in this industry.
In both directions of literature, and particularly in the EKC literature, the large size of the work is on developed economies.
Although the initial findings of the World Bank [19] and Grossman and Krueger [5] regarding the EKC seem to have gained acceptance over the last decade, Harbaugh, Levinson and Wilson [7] suggest that the pollution-income relationship is less robust than previously thought in changes in data, extension of the lag-structure of the GDP per capita and inclusion of additional country specific covariates.
With respect to income, the positive coefficient on income and the negative coefficient on income squared indicate the existence of an EKC curve.
Speaking at today's opening of the EKC, Ivan Lewis MP, Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs said: "In choosing to base its new European headquarters in the UK, Eisai has demonstrated its long term commitment to supporting the British economy.
Simon Fraser University (SFU), Burnaby, BC, recently granted an exclusive license to EKC Technology, Inc.
These include eye drops for viral infections of the external eye (such as EKC and Ocular Herpes), skin cream for treatment of oral and genital warts (caused by HSV-1 and HSV-2 infections), an anti-HIV drug, as well as a broad-spectrum anti-Dengue virus drug.