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trachomatous conjunctivitis

 

Definition: a chronic infection of the conjunctiva due to Chlamydia trachomatis, characterized by conjunctival follicles and subsequent cicatrization.

Synonym(s): granular conjunctivitis

See Also: trachoma

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