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Corner of the eye where upper and lower lids meet

Canthus

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Inner lining of the eyelids

Conjunctiva

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Inflammation of the conjunctiva

Conjunctivitis

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Pertaining to the conjunctiva

Conjunctival

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The central, transparent part of the outer cost of the eye covering the iris and pupil

Cornea

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Pertaining to tears

Lacrimal

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Passage from the Lacrimal sac to the nose

Nasolacrimal duct

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Enzyme that dissolves the cell walls of bacteria

Lysozyme

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Medical specialty that diagnoses and treats diseases of the eye

Ophthalmology

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Medical specialist in ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist

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Pertaining to the eye

Ophthalmic

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The bony socket that holds the eyeball

Orbit

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Pertaining to tissues around the orbit

Periorbital

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Fear of the light because hurts the eyes

Photophobia

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Relating to or suffering from photophobia

Photophobic

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Conjunctivitis

Pink eye

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Showing or containing a lot of pus

Purulent

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The flat fibrous plate that gives shape to the other edges of the eyelids

Tarsus / tarsal

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A substance that has the capacity to destroy bacteria and other microorganism

Antibiotic

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Inflammation of the eyelid

Blepharitis

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Drooping of the upper eyelid

Blepharoptosis

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Surgical repair of the eyelid

Blepharoplasty

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Cyst on the outer edge of an eyelid

Chalazion

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Able to be transmitted,

Contagious

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To cause the presence of an infectious agent to be on any surface

Contaminate

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Presence of an infectious agent on a surface or in substances

Contamination

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Inflammation of the lacrimal sac

Dacrycystitis

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Narrowing of the nasolacrimal duct

Dacryosteonosis

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Abscess in an eyelash follicle

Hordeolum stye

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Sinking down of an eyelid or an organ

Ptosis