- an abnormal vascular thickening of the cornea.
- an ingrowth of synovial material into a joint, as in rheumatoid arthritis.
Origin of pannus
Words nearby pannus
How to use pannus in a sentence
Pannus, pan′us, n. an opaque vascular membrane over the cornea: a tent for a wound: a birth-mark on the skin.
But in all these writers cataracta seems to be included under the general term pannus, meaning opacities of every kind.
In vulnere autem pannus infusus mittatur, non tamen de ipso vulnus multum impleatur.
Subsequently, when the ensign was formed of rich stuffs and silks, it was called a pennon, from the Latin word pannus.The History of Chivalry, Volume I (of 2)|Charles Mills
In the first case it signifies the same as vermiculare rubrum; in the latter pannus vermicularis.