uveitis

[ yoo-vee-ahy-tis ]
/ ˌyu viˈaɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the uvea.

Nearby words

  1. uvalde,
  2. uvarovite,
  3. uvb,
  4. uvea,
  5. uvedale,
  6. uveoparotid fever,
  7. uveoscleritis,
  8. uvf,
  9. uviform,
  10. uvula

Origin of uveitis

From New Latin, dating back to 1840–50; see origin at uvea, -itis

Related formsu·ve·it·ic [yoo-vee-it-ik] /ˌyu viˈɪt ɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for uveitic

uveitis

/ (ˌjuːvɪˈaɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the uvea
Derived Formsuveitic (ˌjuːvɪˈɪtɪk), adjective

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Medicine definitions for uveitic

uveitis

[ yōō′vē-ītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the uvea.
Related formsu′ve•itic (-ĭtĭk) adj.


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