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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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Given that the EKC hypothesis postulates a single turning point in the alternative hypothesis, consider the flexible fractional polynomial of order 2, i.e.,
Patient A visited the clinic on June 7 with symptoms consistent with EKC, before the initial visits of seven additional patients on June 7 and June 8; these patients' EKC symptoms began during June 12-25.
in eyes examined in the prodromal period before the onset of clinical EKC, the epithelial, Bowman's, and stromal layers appeared normal in iVCM, while the subbasal plexus showed an increased number of Langerhans cells (Figure 1).
For oral administration, EKC was dissolved in Dimethylacetamide (DMA) and diluted in tap water to achieve a final DMA concentration < 5%.
Saboori and Soleymani (2011) tested the EKC hypothesis for Iran and took the data for the period of 1971-2007.
Therefore, this paper contributes to empirically check the effect of sector specific FDI on economic growth and environment followed by checking the existence of EKC in Pakistan.
The initial corneal alteration in EKC, can be detected 2 days after the onset of the disease as the epithelial vesicle like elevations of about 25-30 pm in diameter, hardly perceptible on the slit lamp.
The The Sonkei Shotokan Karate Club, based in Heworth recently took part in the first EKC National Championships at the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre Sheffield.
The CEC will commence implementation of activities beginning of coming December which include; Voter Registry Update, Development of Registration System, comparative study on international Referendum laws, Establishment of an Electoral Knowledge Center (EKC), Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Capacity Building of Registration Staff, and Empowerment of Women Political Participation which will be implemented in partnership with UN Women.
Apergis and Payne [3] studied the relationship of cause and effect between the emissions of carbon dioxide, energy consumption and production of six Central American countries in a model correction vector of the panel and results indicate that in the long-term consumption of energy has a positive and statistically significant impact on CO2 emissions, but shows the actual production of the EKC hypothesis.