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[kawr-oi-dahy-tis, kohr-]
noun Ophthalmology.
  1. inflammation of the choroid coat.
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Origin of choroiditis

From New Latin, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at choroid, -itis
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Examples from the Web for choroiditis

Historical Examples

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

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1


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

    Manual of Surgery

    Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

choroiditis in Medicine


  1. Inflammation of the choroid.
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