- acute catarrhal conjunctivitis
- an acute, infectious type of conjunctivitis with coldlike symptoms and hyperemia, edema, loss of translucence, and a mucous or mucopurulent discharge. Called also mucopurulent c., simple c., and simple acute c.
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