[ en-dof-thal-mahy-tis, -dop- ]
/ ɛnˌdɒf θælˈmaɪ tɪs, -ˌdɒp- /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the ocular cavities, caused by infection, trauma, or allergic reaction.

Origin of endophthalmitis

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Medicine definitions for endophthalmitis


[ ĕn′dŏf-thəl-mītĭs, -thăl-, -dŏp- ]


Inflammation of the internal structures of the tissues in the eyeball.
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