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Reiter's syndrome

noun Pathology.
  1. a disease of unknown cause, occurring primarily in adult males, marked by urethritis, conjunctivitis, and arthritis.
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Origin of Reiter's syndrome

after Hans Conrad Julius Reiter (1881–1969), German bacteriologist, who described it in 1916
Also called Reiter's disease.
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reiter's syndrome in Medicine

Reiter's syndrome

  1. A triad of disorders that can appear consecutively or concurrently and include inflammation of the urethra, the iris and ciliary body, and the joints.Reiter's disease
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