keratoconjunctivitis sicca

keratoconjunctivitis sicca
keratoconjunctivitis sic·ca -'sik-ə n dry eye

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a condition marked by hyperemia of the conjunctiva, lacrimal deficiency, thickening of the corneal epithelium, itching and burning of the eye, and often reduced visual acuity. Called also dry eye and dry eye syndrome. Cf. Sjцgren syndrome.

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