end ophthalmitis

endophthalmitis

[en-dof-thal-mahy-tis, -dop-]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of the ocular cavities, caused by infection, trauma, or allergic reaction.

Origin:
end- + ophthalmitis

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endophthalmitis en·doph·thal·mi·tis (ěn'dŏf-thəl-mī'tĭs, -thāl-, -dŏp-)
n.
Inflammation of the internal structures of the tissues in the eyeball.

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