noun Pathology.

inflammation of the uvea.

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 uveitis



inflammation of the uvea
Derived Formsuveitic (ˌjuːvɪˈɪtɪk), adjective
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uveitis in Medicine




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