ophthalmia neonatorum


ophthalmia neonatorum

noun Pathology.

  1. inflammation of the eyes of a newborn child due to an infectious disease, as gonorrhea, contracted during birth from the infected mother.

n.

  1. Any of various forms of conjunctivitis in newborns, usually contracted during birth from passage through the infected birth canal of the mother.infantile purulent conjunctivitis

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