conjunctiva

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In a generic relationship, keratoconjunctivitis is a kind of conjunctivitis, which in turn is a kind of conjunctival disease, which in turn is a kind of eye disease.
If keratoconjunctivitis is a kind of conjunctivitis, and conjunctivitis is a kind of conjunctival disease, then by the rule of transitivity, keratoconjunctivitis is also a kind of conjunctival disease.
In the example above, CONJUNCTIVAL DISEASES and CORNEAL DISEASES are alike in that they are both kinds of EYE DISEASES.
In a generic relationship, ALLERGIC CONJUNCTIVITIS is a kind of CONJUNCTIVITIS, which in turn is a kind of CONJUNCTIVAL DISEASE, which in turn is a kind of EVE DISEASE.
The Company anticipates that the eye-drop formulation that was successful against adenoviral EKC may also work well against the less severe forms of viral-induced conjunctival diseases (pink eye).