iritis

[ ahy-rahy-tis ]
/ aɪˈraɪ tɪs /

noun Ophthalmology.

inflammation of the iris of the eye.

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Origin of iritis

First recorded in 1810–20; ir(is) + -itis

OTHER WORDS FROM iritis

i·rit·ic [ahy-rit-ik], /aɪˈrɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for iritis

iritis
/ (aɪˈraɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the iris of the eye

Derived forms of iritis

iritic (aɪˈrɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for iritis

iritis
[ ī-rītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the iris.
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