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uveitis

[yoo-vee-ahy-tis] /ˌyu viˈaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of the uvea.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Neo-Latin; see uvea, -itis
Related forms
uveitic
[yoo-vee-it-ik] /ˌyu viˈɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Examples from the web for uveitis
  • uveitis is swelling and irritation of the uvea, the middle layer of the eye.
  • uveitis is an inflammatory disease of one or both eyes.
British Dictionary definitions for uveitis

uveitis

/ˌjuːvɪˈaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the uvea
Derived Forms
uveitic (ˌjuːvɪˈɪtɪk) adjective
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uveitis in Medicine

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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