epidemic keratoconjunctivitis

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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.
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Some papers, such as Stern and Common (2001) and Hill and Magnani (2002), have attacked the EKC issue from the viewpoint of the omitted-variable problem.
Critics thought it was ironic that the above original and highly influential works on EKC were not mentioned (referenced) in the IPAT/Club of Rome debate.
Their results offered a bit of empirical support of NAFTA's relative merits and launched a veritable cottage industry of academics crunching numbers in an effort to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the EKC concept.
Hypothesis 1: Greater toxicity increases the level of disamenity and thus the EKC is more concave for more toxic chemicals ([rel.
in 1989, EKC Technology is a worldwide supplier of high purity, patented and proprietary chemicals for Chemical Mechanical Polishing (CMP), wafer cleaning, surface preparation and photoresist removal for the semiconductor industry.
The empirical evidence for the existence of an EKC has been found in various studies.
We also found evidence of an EKC relationship between species imperilment and real per capita income.
I welcome the opening of the new research facility at the EKC as another step towards making these goals a reality for me and many hundreds of thousands of others around the world.
Their results point to the existence of an N-shaped EKC for the majority of the countries under analysis.
The EKC hypothesis suggests that environmental effects are initially low at low levels of economic growth.
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