a disease of unknown cause, occurring primarily in adult males, marked by urethritis, conjunctivitis, and arthritis.
Also called Reiter's disease.
after Hans Conrad Julius Reiter (1881–1969), German bacteriologist, who described it in 1916
Reiter's syndrome Reit·er's syndrome (rī'tərz) n. A triad of disorders that can appear consecutively or concurrently and include inflammation of the urethra, the iris and ciliary body, and the joints. Also called Reiter's disease.