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Reiter's syndrome

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noun Pathology.
  1. a disease of unknown cause, occurring primarily in adult males, marked by urethritis, conjunctivitis, and arthritis.

Origin of Reiter's syndrome

after Hans Conrad Julius Reiter (1881–1969), German bacteriologist, who described it in 1916
Also called Reiter's disease.
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reiter's syndrome in Medicine

Reiter's syndrome

  1. A triad of disorders that can appear consecutively or concurrently and include inflammation of the urethra, the iris and ciliary body, and the joints.Reiter's disease
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