Reiter's syndrome

[ rahy-terz ]

  1. a disease of unknown cause, occurring primarily in adult males, marked by urethritis, conjunctivitis, and arthritis.

Origin of Reiter's syndrome

After Hans Conrad Julius Reiter (1881–1969), German bacteriologist, who described it in 1916
  • Also called Reiter's disease .

Words Nearby Reiter's syndrome Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024