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Synonyms for conjunctivitis

inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye

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"Isn't it bully?" asked the prize-fighter, smiling on us each in turn, with his black and bloodshot eyes and his bloated lip.
When they entered his office the lawyer sprang up, for Jurgis looked like a crazy person, with flying hair and bloodshot eyes. His companion explained the situation, and the lawyer took the paper and began to read it, while Jurgis stood clutching the desk with knotted hands, trembling in every nerve.
Barrois reopened his bloodshot eyes. "Who made the lemonade?"
His wicked, bloodshot eyes and broad nose, his ample mouth and great fighting fangs only enhanced the claim of this Adonis of the forest upon the affections of his shes.
Their leader, a powerful and determined-looking negro with bloodshot eyes, stood in front of the verandah and made a long speech.
There is a theory that its potential to cure and alleviate infections of the eye originated with the 'Doctrine of Signatures' developed by Paracelsus: 'That nature or god marked the plants to indicate their curative powers': the flowers of Eyebright resemble a conjunctive and bloodshot eye. Culpepper suggested 'if the herb was but as much used as it is neglected, it would half-spoil the spectacle makers trade'.
Relations between the two households deteriorate in the blink of a bloodshot eye, lighting the fuse on a battle of wits and mean-spirited pranks that provides Bad Neighbours with its flimsy premise.
Medical reports confirmed that the dog suffered injuries to its teeth and was left with a bloodshot eye after the attack.
The question concerning eye symptoms was, "Have you had any of the following symptoms in the past one month: itchy eyes, bloodshot eye, and/or lacrimation?" The question concerning respiratory system symptoms was, "In the past one month, have you had any of the following symptoms: mucus, nasal congestion, coughing, sputum, and/or dyspnea?" The age, gender, and smoking status were recorded as characteristics of the study subjects.
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NEW YORK A bloodshot eye, five stitches and a broken cheekbone didn't stop Arianna Huffington from celebrating the release of her latest book, "On Becoming Fearless," and the launch of iVillage Cares, an online women's issues initiative, on April 11.
To their surprise, the researchers detected a glimmer that Evans likens to "a big, red, bloodshot eye." The infrared light is probably generated by dust heated by an energetic object in the core, the team reports in a September supplement of the Astrophysical Journal.
These girls, with their dewy eyes, immaculate complexions, and fixed smiles, are unreal to the point of being Stepfordian, and yet closer inspection reveals that the perfect surface is flawed--a blob of congealed mascara, a smear of lip gloss, a slightly bloodshot eye. Fantasy subsides, and you're left looking at a teenager in a mask.
As he marched tight-lipped through Prestwick Airport, gold-rimmed glasses protected Warren's bloodshot eye and he tried to hide his swollen face behind a suit carrier.
King: A Writer's Life in Letters, Or, Reflections in a Bloodshot Eye Edited by Richard A.