keratitis

[ker-uh-tahy-tis]

Origin of keratitis

First recorded in 1855–60; kerat- + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for keratitis

keratitis

noun
  1. inflammation of the cornea
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keratitis in Medicine

keratitis

[kĕr′ə-tītĭs]
n. pl. ker•a•tit•i•des (-tĭtĭ-dēz′)
  1. Inflammation of the cornea.
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