[ rahy-terz ]
/ ˈraɪ tərz /
a disease of unknown cause, occurring primarily in adult males, marked by urethritis, conjunctivitis, and arthritis.
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Also called Reiter's disease .
Origin of Reiter's syndrome
After Hans Conrad Julius Reiter (1881–1969), German bacteriologist, who described it in 1916
Words nearby Reiter's syndrome
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Medical definitions for Reiter's syndrome
[ rī′tərz ]
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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