blepharitis

[ blef-uh-rahy-tis ]
/ ˌblɛf əˈraɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the eyelids.

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

/ (ˌblɛfəˈraɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the eyelids
Derived Formsblepharitic (ˌblɛfəˈrɪtɪk), adjective

Word Origin for blepharitis

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

blepharitis

[ blĕf′ə-rītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the eyelids.
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