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scleritis

[skli-rahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
  1. inflammation of the sclera.
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Origin of scleritis

First recorded in 1860–65; scler- + -itis
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Examples from the Web for scleritis

Historical Examples

  • In addition, iritis may be secondary to keratitis, scleritis or choroiditis.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1

    Various

  • Scleritis may occur in circumscribed patches or may be diffused in the shape of a belt round the cornea.


British Dictionary definitions for scleritis

scleritis

sclerotitis (ˌsklɪərəʊˈtaɪtɪs)

noun
  1. pathol inflammation of the sclera
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scleritis in Medicine

scleritis

(sklə-rītĭs)
n.
  1. Inflammation of the sclera.
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