Conjunctivitis vs Dacryocystitis - What's the difference?

conjunctivitis | dacryocystitis |


As nouns the difference between conjunctivitis and dacryocystitis

is that conjunctivitis is (pathology) an inflammation of the conjunctiva, often due to infection while dacryocystitis is an infection of the lacrimal sac.

conjunctivitis

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (pathology) An inflammation of the conjunctiva, often due to infection.
  • Synonyms

    * Madras eye (India''), pink-eye (''UK''), pinkeye (''US )

    Derived terms

    * actinic conjunctivitis * acute catarrhal conjunctivitis * acute contagious conjunctivitis * acute epidemic conjunctivitis * acute follicular conjunctivitis * acute haemorrhagic conjunctivitis, acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis * acute viral conjunctivitis * allergic conjunctivitis * angular conjunctivitis * arc-flash conjunctivitis * atopic conjunctivitis * atropine conjunctivitis * Axenfeld's conjunctivitis * bacterial conjunctivitis * blennorrhoeal conjunctivitis * blepharoconjunctivitis * blepharokeratoconjunctivitis * calcareous conjunctivitis * chemical conjunctivitis * chronic catarrhal conjunctivitis * chronic conjunctivitis * chronic follicular conjunctivitis * cicatricial conjunctivitis * conjunctivitis arida * conjunctivitis medicamentosa * conjunctivitis nodosa * conjunctivitis petrificans * conjunctivitis tularensis * contagious granular conjunctivitis * croupous conjunctivitis * dermatoconjunctivitis * diphtheritic conjunctivitis * diplobacillary conjunctivitis * eczematous conjunctivitis * Egyptian conjunctivitis * epidemic conjunctivitis * Elschnig's conjunctivitis * follicular conjunctivitis * giant papillary conjunctivitis * gonococcal conjunctivitis * gonorrheal conjunctivitis, gonorrhoeal conjunctivitis * granular conjunctivitis * hyperacute purulent conjunctivitis * inclusion conjunctivitis * inclusion conjunctivitis * infantile purulent conjunctivitis * infectious conjunctivitis * irritant conjunctivitis * keratoconjunctivitis * Koch-Weeks conjunctivitis * lacrimal conjunctivitis * larval conjunctivitis * ligneous conjunctivitis * lithiasis conjunctivitis * Meibomian conjunctivitis * membranous conjunctivitis * meningococcus conjunctivitis * molluscum conjunctivitis * Morax-Axenfeld conjunctivitis * Moraxella conjunctivitis * mucopurulent conjunctivitis * necrotic infectious conjunctivitis * neonatal conjunctivitis * newborn conjunctivitis * Parinaud's conjunctivitis * Pascheff's conjunctivitis * pharyngoconjunctivitis * phlyctenular conjunctivitis * prairie conjunctivitis * pseudomembranous conjunctivitis * purulent conjunctivitis * reflux conjunctivitis * rhinoconjunctivitis * scleroconjunctivitis * scrofular conjunctivitis * seborrheic blepharoconjunctivitis * shipyard conjunctivitis * simple acute conjunctivitis * simple conjunctivitis * snow conjunctivitis * spring conjunctivitis * squirrel plague conjunctivitis * subconjunctivitis * swimming pool conjunctivitis * toxic conjunctivitis * toxicogenic conjunctivitis * trachomatous conjunctivitis * tularemic conjunctivitis * uratic conjunctivitis * vaccinial conjunctivitis * vernal conjunctivitis * viral conjunctivitis * welder's conjunctivitis * Widmark's conjunctivitis

    dacryocystitis

    Noun

    (-)
  • An infection of the lacrimal sac