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epidemic keratoconjunctivitis

[¦ep·ə¦dem·ik ¦ker·əd·ō·kən‚jəŋk·tə′vīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the cornea and conjunctiva, caused by a virus; epidemic by nature.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Based on the EKC theory, emissions were seen as a by-product of economic activity.
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Patients had symptoms consistent with EKC, including eye redness (14) and discharge (13).
At initial examination, patients underwent iVCM both in the eye diagnosed with EKC and the eye with no clinical signs.
He says EKC is a miserable and incurable disease which feels like numerous grains of sand in your eyes and causes severe pain.
But as Ang (2008) argues even though the relationship between output and pollution has been extensively studied, most of the studies mainly focus on testing the validity of the so-called Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC).
To test the Environmental Kuznets Curve (EKC), many researchers have used Carbon dioxide emissions as indicator for environmental quality.
In light of the EKC, recent events in Cerattepe fill me with both optimism and pessimism.
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Epidemic keratoconjunctivitis is the severest ocular disease caused by adenoviruses (3) Ad 8, 9 and 37 are the serotypes most commonly associated with EKC. Ad 8 is the classic cause of EKC and its clinical picture in the prototype of ocular changes induced by adenoviral disease.