uveitis

[yoo-vee-ahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of the uvea.

Origin:
1840–50; < Neo-Latin; see uvea, -itis

uveitic [yoo-vee-it-ik] , adjective
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uveitis (ˌjuːvɪˈaɪtɪs)
 
n
inflammation of the uvea
 
uveitic
 
adj

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uveitis u·ve·i·tis (yōō'vē-ī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the uvea.


u've·it'ic (-ĭt'ĭk) adj.
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Example sentences
Uveitis is swelling and irritation of the uvea, the middle layer of the eye.
Uveitis is an inflammatory disease of one or both eyes.
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