|1.||Also called: acute conjunctivitis an acute contagious inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye, characterized by redness, discharge, etc: usually caused by bacterial infection|
|2.||Also called: infectious keratitis a similar condition affecting the cornea of horses and cattle|
|[C16: partial translation of obsolete Dutch pinck oogen small eyes]|
pinkeye pink·eye (pĭngk'ī')
See acute contagious conjunctivitis.