Definition of the noun iritis
What does iritis mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: iritises
- inflammation of the iris
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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Embracing the Entire Range of Scientific and Practical Medicine and Allied Science by Albert Henry Buck
Syphilitic iritis is an early manifestation, and usual] bilateral. In the later stages of syphilis a (one-sided) iritis is sometimes seen with gummatous tumors in the iris. It must not...
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 ...
by Jill Sardegna, Susan Shelly, Allan Richard Rutzen, M.D., Scott M 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 ...
by John William Ballantyne
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.
Encyclopaedia 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 ...
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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