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choroiditis

[ kawr-oi-dahy-tis, kohr- ]

noun

, Ophthalmology.
  1. inflammation of the choroid coat.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of choroiditis1

From New Latin, dating back to 1875–80; choroid, -itis

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Example Sentences

Choroiditis and retinitis may also occur, and leave permanent changes easily recognised on examination with the ophthalmoscope.

In addition, iritis may be secondary to keratitis, scleritis or choroiditis.

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