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Medical Term:

angular conjunctivitis


Definition: a subacute bilateral conjunctival inflammation sometimes caused by the Moraxella bacillus, marked by redness of the lateral canthi and scanty, stringy discharge that adheres to the lashes.

Synonym(s): Moraxella conjunctivitis

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