ophthalmia neonatorum ophthalmia ne·o·na·to·rum (nē'ō-nā-tôr'əm)
Any of various forms of conjunctivitis in newborns, usually contracted during birth from passage through the infected birth canal of the mother. Also called infantile purulent conjunctivitis.
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|the estimation of something as valueless (encountered mainly as an example of one of the longest words in the English language).|