scleritis

[ skli-rahy-tis ]
/ sklɪˈraɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the sclera.

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Origin of scleritis

First recorded in 1860–65; scler- + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for scleritis

scleritis

sclerotitis (ˌsklɪərəʊˈtaɪtɪs)

/ (sklɪəˈraɪtɪs) /

noun

pathol inflammation of the sclera
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Medical definitions for scleritis

scleritis
[ sklə-rītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the sclera.
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