vernal conjunctivitis

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vernal conjunctivitis ver·nal conjunctivitis (vûr'nəl)
n.
A chronic form of conjunctivitis affecting both eyes, characterized by abnormal sensitivity to light and intense itching that recurs seasonally during warm weather. Also called spring conjunctivitis.

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