inflammation of the iris of the eye.
Origin of iritis
Related formsi·rit·ic [ahy-rit-ik] /aɪˈrɪt ɪk/, adjective
First recorded in 1810–20; ir(is)
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Historical Examples of iritis
In July, 1878, the wife had iritis, and after that gummata on the leg.
The exudation may, as in iritis, be serous, plastic or purulent.
It is remarkable that iritis very seldom occurs as a complication of acute articular rheumatism.
The average age at the time the iritis commenced was five months and a half.
Iritis is frequently produced by rheumatism, as well as by scrofula and gout, and often places the sight in great peril.
British Dictionary definitions for iritis
Derived Formsiritic (aɪˈrɪtɪk), adjective
inflammation of the iris of the eye
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Inflammation of the iris.
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