What does ophthalmia neonatorum mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ophthalmia neonatorum(noun)

    ophthalmia in newborns; contracted while passing through the birth canal; usually prevented with silver nitrate drops

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ophthalmia Neonatorum

    Acute conjunctival inflammation in the newborn, usually caused by maternal gonococcal infection. The causative agent is NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE. The baby's eyes are contaminated during passage through the birth canal.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ophthalmia neonatorum in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ophthalmia neonatorum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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