keratoconjunctivitis sicca

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keratoconjunctivitis sicca keratoconjunctivitis sic·ca (sĭk'ə)
n.
Keratoconjunctivitis characterized by decreased tear flow and thickening and hardening of the cornea and conjunctiva. Also called dry-eye syndrome.

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