infectious keratoconjunctivitis
infectious keratitis with conjunctivitis in cattle, sheep, or goats, characterized by blepharospasm and sometimes corneal or conjunctival opacity. See also infectious bovine k., infectious caprine k., and infectious ovine k. Called also contagious or infectious ophthalmia.

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