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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 previewThe Medical and Surgical Reporter (1893)

SIMPLE IRITIS is an affection of the iris in which inflammation exists in the simple form, and in which we have the vision...

Google previewA Hand-book on the Diseases of Children and Their Homeopathic Treatment (1895)

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 ...

Google previewEdinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1805)

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 ...

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 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.

Google previewMinor Illness Or Major Disease? (2006)

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 ...

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

Natural Vision Improvement by Emily C.A. Lierman, Bates, William H. Bates, Emily Lierman, William Bates

IRITIS is an inflammation of the ...

Google previewDiabetic Neuropathy (2011)

by Friedrich A. Gries, Norman E. Cameron

Iritis is an immune-mediated inflammatory condition associated with circulating immune complexes. Whittington and Lawrence [883] had described its Fig. 4.25 Light touch (LT), vibration perception (VPT), and thermal 1 44 Pathogenesis and ...

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 previewThe 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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