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Conjunctivitis vs Stye - What's the difference?

conjunctivitis | stye |

As nouns the difference between conjunctivitis and stye

is that conjunctivitis is (pathology) an inflammation of the conjunctiva, often due to infection while stye is (disease) a bacterial infection in the eyelash or eyelid.

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

    stye

    English

    (wikipedia stye)

    Alternative forms

    * sty

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (disease) A bacterial infection in the eyelash or eyelid.
  • Synonyms

    * hordeolum * sty

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