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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SIMPLE IRITIS is an affection of the iris in which inflammation exists in the simple form, and in which we have the vision...
by Charles Edmund Fisher
IRITIS. General Considerations— Symptoms and Course— Treatment— Medication. General Considerations. — Iritis is an intensely painful affection not often observed in children except in connection with diffuse keratitis; yet ...
Iritis is the disease of the eye above all others interesting to the pathologist. Whether we regard it simply as affecting the iris, and endangering the vision, from closure of the pupil, as the type of an inflammation of a serous membrane, or as ...
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 ...
A System of surgery (1861)
by Timothy Holmes
Another consequence of iritis is the distension of the iris into pouches, which are formed in the following way.
The Clinical Pharmacist in the Community by Clive Edwards (Ph. D.), P. Stillman
Iritis (uveitis) Iritis is an inflammation of the iris. Associated structures, such as the ciliary body, are often involved (iri- docyclitis). The condition may be caused by infection or allergy, or may be the result of systemic disease. Symptoms include ...
Primary 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 ...
Natural Vision Improvement by Emily C.A. Lierman, Bates, William H. Bates, Emily Lierman, William Bates
IRITIS is an inflammation of the ...
Diabetic Neuropathy (2011)
by Friedrich A. Gries, Norman E. Cameron
Iritis is an immune-mediated inflammatory condition associated with circulating immune complexes. Whittington and Lawrence  had described its Fig. 4.25 Light touch (LT), vibration perception (VPT), and thermal 1 44 Pathogenesis and ...
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 ...
The Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature. - London, Longman, Hurst (usw.) 1819-20 (1819)
by Abraham Rees
IRITIS. at some points to this membrane; and vision is impaired, but not destroyed. Sometimes the inflammation of the iris extends to other textures of the eye. When the cornea is attacked, it becomes cloudy and thickened; and ...
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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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