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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

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Google previewA Reference Handbook of the Medical Sciences (1893)

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...

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

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.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Blindness and Vision Impairment (2002)

by Jill Sardegna

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 previewThe International Encyclopaedia of Surgery (1884)

A Systematic Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Surgery by John Ashhurst

Iritis is practically divided into plastic, suppurative, and serous.

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1811)

veren iritis a purplish skin. Leaves five or six, a foot or eighteen inches long, and three quarters of an inch broad at the base, diminishing gradually to a blunt point; linear, channelled,  ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Sports Studies (2012)

by Roger Bartlett, Chris Gratton, Christer G. Rolf

Other areas of involvement of the disease are peripheral arthritis, enthesitis, acute anterior uveitis (iritis), aortic insufficiency and inflammatory lesions of the bowel ...

Google previewBartram's Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2013)

by Thomas Bartram

An iritis whichdoes notcause eyelids tobestuck down in the mornings is to be regarded with extreme caution.See: IRITIS. Treatment. Antiinflammatory analgesics: Guaiacum, WhiteWillow bark, Wild Yam. Teas. Bogbean, Celery seeds,Devil's ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Remedy Relationships in Homoeopathy (2003)

by Abdur Rehman

ASAF ( Syphilitic iritis; ...

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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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