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blepharitis

[blef-uh-rahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. inflammation of the eyelids.
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Origin of blepharitis

Related formsbleph·a·rit·ic [blef-uh-rit-ik] /ˌblɛf əˈrɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for blepharitis

blepharitis

noun
  1. inflammation of the eyelids
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Derived Formsblepharitic (ˌblɛfəˈrɪtɪk), adjective

Word Origin

C19: from Greek blephar (on) eyelid + -itis
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blepharitis in Medicine

blepharitis

(blĕf′ə-rītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of the eyelids.
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