eye infection

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n eye infection an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
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Usage

In literature:

Hurstwood blinked his eyes and caught the infection.
"Sister Carrie" by Theodore Dreiser
Fanfulla eyed him, infected by the boisterous gladness of his mood.
"Love-at-Arms" by Raphael Sabatini
The other, alarmed at this note, cast his eyes towards the supposed lender, and was in a moment infected by his aspect.
"The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, Volume I" by Tobias Smollett
Hurstwood blinked his eyes and caught the infection.
"Sister Carrie" by Theodore Dreiser
The infection which they thus take up they convey to the eyes of persons still healthy, and thus the scourge is continually multiplied.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 303" by Various
She laughed until even Miss Chantry was infected, and the doctor tittered and wiped his eyes.
"Lazarre" by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
In preventing pediculosis and infection of the eye vigilance and cleanliness are indispensable.
"Civics and Health" by William H. Allen
The simple contact of a fly infected with the disease may cause Oriental plague, sore eyes, and possibly granular eyelids.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
ALSO HOW TO AVOID THE INFECTION OF THE EVIL EYE.
"Rattlin the Reefer" by Edward Howard
Meanwhile the Royal Family became infected by the germ, and passed out of the public eye.
"The Blue Germ" by Martin Swayne
If any infections are to be avoided, eyes, nose and mouth should also be cleansed frequently.
"Benign Stupors" by August Hoch
The sight of her, by infection, moistened the eyes of the other women.
"Aurora the Magnificent" by Gertrude Hall
It was from his eyes that hers caught the infection.
"The Nest, The White Pagoda, The Suicide, A Forsaken Temple, Miss Jones and The Masterpiece" by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Jim's eye follows the placid Easterns, but without catching the infection of their tranquillity.
"Alas!" by Rhoda Broughton
Their eyes met, and somehow he caught the infection of her lurking smile.
"The Son of his Father" by Ridgwell Cullum
A society which looks upon such things with an indifferent eye, is already infected to the marrow.
"The House of the Dead or Prison Life in Siberia" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Secondly, sore eyes are usually communicable, and one such child may infect a whole school.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 648, June 2, 1888." by Various
Even the Abbess caught the infection, and raising her head from the pillow listened with parted lips and staring eyes.
"The Abbess Of Vlaye" by Stanley J. Weyman
The infection of the eye is very severe and dangerous, and the usual quarantine is to be observed.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
The organs which most frequently become the seat of this secondary infection are the liver, spleen, kidneys, brain, and eyes.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
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In poetry:

Unendowed with wealth or pity,
Little birds with scarlet legs,
Sitting on their speckled eggs,
Eye each flu-infected city.
"The Fall of Rome" by W H Auden
And even you will come to this foul shame,
This ultimate infection,
Star of my eyes, my being's inner flame,
My angel and my passion!
"A Carrion" by Allen Tate
Because they soon infect all those,
Who dare approach them, with their clothes:
Thus whom the basilisk espies,
At once is murder'd by his eyes.
"Another On The Same Occasion" by Rees Prichard
Who touches the infected, dies,
They kill, like Bas'lisks with their eyes,
Or blast them with their tainted breath,
Like the fell Cocatrice, to death.
"A Warning To The Welsh, To Repent, Wrote At The Time A Great Plague Rag'd In London" by Rees Prichard

In news:

If you have chronically dry eyes, an infection of the lid or cornea, or you have trouble physically manipulating contact lens es, you may not be able to wear them.
WorldWare Enterprises Ltd. Eagle-eyed hospital worker pushes doctors to outwit infections.
Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp is not in the starting lineup for a sixth straight game with an infection in both eyes.
Sox's Peavy nagged by eye infection .
ARLINGTON, Texas — Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp is not in the starting lineup for a sixth straight game with an infection in both eyes.
Family nurse practitioner Gary Bickford of West Knoxville checks the region above the eyes on patient Eric Willett of Rockwood for tenderness that would indicate a possible sinus infection.
Eagle-eyed hospital worker pushes doctors to outwit infections.
Doctors aren't seeing much seasonal flu in Northeast Florida, but a highly contagious, irritating eye infection is going around.
If you wear contact lens you know infections and red, dry eyes are common concerns, but as 7's Diana Diaz shows us, there's a new contact lens made to keep eyes healthier that you have to See to Believe.
Using nonprescription lenses can lead to infection, vision loss, eye doctor says.
Contact lenses can provide great costume looks for Halloween, but Nebraska eye care professionals are warning that prescriptions and proper fitting are needed to minimize the risk of injury and blinding infections.
Eye diseases , infections and injuries, and perform eye surgery.
One of the contact lenses sliced Laura's cornea, causing a viral infection in her left eye .
The adenovirus is a group of viruses that cause respiratory illnesses such as the common cold, eye infections, bronchitis or pneumonia.
He has also videotaped a sea turtle, seen feeding on seaweed growing out of an infected coral, whose eyes seemed to have rotted away.
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