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Reiter's syndrome

[rahy-terz] /ˈraɪ tərz/
noun, Pathology.
a disease of unknown cause, occurring primarily in adult males, marked by urethritis, conjunctivitis, and arthritis.
Also called Reiter's disease.
Origin of Reiter's syndrome
after Hans Conrad Julius Reiter (1881-1969), German bacteriologist, who described it in 1916 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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Reiter's syndrome in Medicine

Reiter's syndrome Reit·er's syndrome (rī'tərz)
A triad of disorders that can appear consecutively or concurrently and include inflammation of the urethra, the iris and ciliary body, and the joints. Also called Reiter's disease.

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