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uveitis

[ yoo-vee-ahy-tis ]
/ ˌyu viˈaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.
inflammation of the uvea.
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Origin of uveitis

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

OTHER WORDS FROM uveitis

u·ve·it·ic [yoo-vee-it-ik], /ˌyu viˈɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for uveitis

uveitis
/ (ˌjuːvɪˈaɪtɪs) /

noun
inflammation of the uvea

Derived forms of uveitis

uveitic (ˌjuːvɪˈɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for uveitis

uveitis
[ yōō′vē-ītĭs ]

n.
Inflammation of the uvea.

Other words from uveitis

u′ve•itic (-ĭtĭk) adj.
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