- inflammation of the ocular cavities, caused by infection, trauma, or allergic reaction.
Origin of endophthalmitis
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endophthalmitis(ĕn′dŏf-thəl-mī′tĭs, -thăl-, -dŏp-)
- Inflammation of the internal structures of the tissues in the eyeball.
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