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iritis

[ahy-rahy-tis]
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noun Ophthalmology.
  1. inflammation of the iris of the eye.

Origin of iritis

First recorded in 1810–20; ir(is) + -itis
Related formsi·rit·ic [ahy-rit-ik] /aɪˈrɪt ɪk/, adjective
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iritis

noun
  1. inflammation of the iris of the eye
Derived Formsiritic (aɪˈrɪtɪk), adjective
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iritis in Medicine

iritis

(ī-rītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of the iris.
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