keratitis

[ ker-uh-tahy-tis ]
/ ˌkɛr əˈtaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.

inflammation of the cornea.

Origin of keratitis

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

keratitis

/ (ˌkɛrəˈtaɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the cornea
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Medicine definitions for keratitis

keratitis

[ kĕr′ə-tītĭs ]

n. pl. ker•a•tit•i•des (-tĭtĭ-dēz′)

Inflammation of the cornea.
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