Sunday, March 8, 2015

March Medical Terminology Word Conjunctivitis Pink eye

Conjunctiv/ - Word Root

Conjunctiv/ - Conjunctiva

-itis - suffix

itis - inflammation

Conjunctivitis - inflammation of the conjunctiva. (pink eye)

 * a disorder of the eye that can be viral or bacterial. It affects the outermost lining of the eye causing redness, itchiness and burning.