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actinic conjunctivitis (s) (noun), actinic conjunctivitides; actinic conjunctivitises (pl)
An inflammation of the conjunctiva (transparent membrane covering the eyeball): Actinic conjunctivitis can be caused by exposure to the ultraviolet radiation of sunlight or other sources, such as exposure to acetylene torches, therapeutic lamps (sun lamps), and klieg lights (powerful carbon-arc lamps producing intense light and used especially in making movies).
"Actinic" is the adjective referring to ultraviolet (UV) rays from sunlight and UV lamps.
This entry is located in the following units: actino-, actin-, actini-, -actinal, actis- + (page 1) -ic (page 5) junct-, jug-, join- (page 1)