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photo- +‎ conjunctivitis



photoconjunctivitis (uncountable)

  1. Inflammation of the conjunctiva caused by UV radiation.
    • 2003, Michael S. Bisesi, Industrial Hygiene Evaluation Methods, →ISBN, page 12:
      Skin erythema and burning as well as lens and corneal (including photokeratitis and photoconjunctivitis) effects have resulted from exposure to specific wavelengths.
    • 2006, Leslie Alexander Geddes, Rebecca A. Roeder, Handbook of Electrical Hazards and Accidents, →ISBN, page 488:
      On the other hand, ultraviolet rays produce photoconjunctivitis, a temporary superficial inflammation of the lining of the eyelid that is sometimes called arc eye.
    • 2012, Alfio V. Parisi, Jeff Sabburg, Michael G. Kimlin, Scattered and Filtered Solar UV Measurements, →ISBN, page 45:
      The erythemally weighted UV corresponding to the spectral irradiances in Figure 2-4 for a SZA of 57° are in Figure 2-11 (Parisi and Kimlin, 1999a) along with the biologically damaging UV for photoconjunctivitis.