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Medical Term:

epidemic keratoconjunctivitis virus

 

Definition: an adenovirus (type 8) causing epidemic keratoconjunctivitis, especially among shipyard workers, and also associated with outbreaks of swimming pool conjunctivitis.

Synonym(s): shipyard eye

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