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Definition of the noun iritis

What does iritis mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: iritises

  1. inflammation of the iris
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: inflammation / redness / rubor = a response of body tissues to injury or irritation

Specialised definition of the noun iritis

Glossary of healthcare / ophthalmology

inflammation of the iris which can lead to scarring inside the eye and glaucoma. Symptoms include pain, redness and sensitivity to light

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Google previewA Treatise on Surgery by American Authors (1901)

For Students and Practitioners of Surgery and Medicine by Roswell Park

Iritis is an inflammation of the iris, with infiltration of its tissue and more or less marked exudation upon the anterior and posterior surfaces of the iris, mainly the latter, and into the anterior chamber. ' ' The SYMPTOMS which are usually present ...

Google previewSurgical Journal (1907)

Iritis is a disease of early and middle life. Glaucoma is a disease of advanced life, seldom occurring earlier than 45.

Google previewThe World Book (1918)

Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke

Iritis is an inflammation of the iris and of the muscular body which controls the shape of the lens (the ciliary body). It is either...

Rheumatism and syphilis are common causes, and a form known as traumatic iritis is the result of injury to the eye.

Google previewRailway Surgical Journal (1907)

Iritis is a disease of early and middle life. Glaucoma is a disease of advanced life, seldom occurring earlier than 45.

Google previewMedical Record (1913)

by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman

Papillary iritis is an ordinary plastic inflammation accompanied by nodules of various sizes confined to the pupillary zone. The nodules may be single or...

Gummatous iritis is a tertiary affection and presents as a Feb.

Google previewGlaucoma (2014)

by Tarek M. Shaarawy, Mark B. Sherwood, Roger A. Hitchings, Jonathan G. Crowston

Mild iritis is the most common finding. The inflammation is usually transient and responds to topical steroids. However, if aggressive treatment is performed, intense inflammation, sterile hypopyon and localized synechiae may occur (Fig. 73-6).

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Blindness and Vision Impairment (2002)

by Jill Sardegna, Susan Shelly, Scott Steidl

Iritis is an inflammation of the iris and often involves the adjacent ciliary body. Symptoms include pain, redness, and sensitivity to light. The pupil may become misshapen or constricted, as well. Iritis may be caused by injuries, viruses such as ...

Google previewA Tratise on the Discases of the Eye and Its Appendages. - London, Longman 1835 (1835)

by Richard Middlemore

Syphilitic iritis is a disease of somewhat frequent occurrenceamong the poor, its characters are singularly wellmarked, and the treatment of it is so generally successful, and, if judiciously conducted, so obviously successful, that you will feel, ...

Google previewKanski's Clinical Ophthalmology (2015)

A Systematic Approach by Brad Bowling

Iritis refers to inflammation primarily involving the iris, and iridocyclitis to involvement of both the iris and anterior ciliary body; in practice these are interchangeable as they cannot be distinguished clinically. Acute anterior uveitis (AAU) is the ...

Google previewPrimary Care (2007)

A Collaborative Practice by Terry Mahan Buttaro, JoAnn Trybulski, Patricia Polgar Bailey, Joanne Sandberg-Cook

Iritis is an inflammation of the anterior uveal structure, the iris. Uveitis is an inflammation that also involves the posterior uveal structures. These inflammatory conditions are often associated with systemic disorders, many with an autoimmune ...

Google previewSexually Transmitted Infections (2014)

by Bhushan Kumar, Somesh Gupta

Anterior uveitis, manifesting as a mild acute iritis is the most common ocular manifestation of this stage and occurs in about 5% of untreated cases,6 but seldom before the sixth month of infection. The other eye is affected in nearly one -half of ...

Google previewStories from the Clinic by Emily C. A. Lierman, Bates (2011)

Natural Vision Improvement by Emily Lierman, William Bates

IRITIS is an inflammation of the iris, or the colored part of the eye.

Google previewGreen's Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine and Surgery (1907)

Suppurative iritis is seldom confined to the tissues of the iris, but is usually either derived from, or extends to, the surrounding tissues. Under this heading may be included sympathetic iritis ; this will be described under sympathetic ophthalmitis.

Google previewA Dictionary of Medicine (1884)

Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics, Hygiene, and the Diseases Peculiar to Women and Children by Sir Richard Quain, John Mitchell Bruce, Frederick Thomas Roberts

Iritis is sometimes a very insidious and seemingly slight affection, the real gravity and importance of which may be wholly overlooked by the patient. TREATMENT. —The first principle of treatment is to prevent the formation of adhesions, or to ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

C 13; Fuchs, crypts of; heterochromia; inheritance; iridectomy; iridodialysis; iridology; iritis; melanin; membrane, pupillary; polycoria; reflex, pupil light. iris bombé A condition occurring in posterior annular synechia in which an increase of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1824)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

The pupil becomes contracted, and the iris limited in its motions, as in common iritis ; but the pupil, instead of preserving its natural situation, is drawn in the direction upwards and inwards, towards the root of the nose, and is irregular. The iris ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Iritis 1083 myxedematous coma. To compensate for chronic iodine deficiency, TSH stimulates thyroidal growth leading to goiter formation, which may compress trachea and esophagus. Moreover, TSH overstimulation during chronic iodine ...

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Scrabble value of I1R1I1T1I1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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