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[kawr-oi-dahy-tis, kohr-]
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noun Ophthalmology.
  1. inflammation of the choroid coat.

Origin of choroiditis

From New Latin, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at choroid, -itis
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Examples from the Web for choroiditis

Historical Examples

  • In addition, iritis may be secondary to keratitis, scleritis or choroiditis.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1


  • Choroiditis and retinitis may also occur, and leave permanent changes easily recognised on examination with the ophthalmoscope.

    Manual of Surgery

    Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

choroiditis in Medicine


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  1. Inflammation of the choroid.
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