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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 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 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 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 previewManual of Surgery (2009)

by Alexis Thomson, Alexander Miles

Iritis is the commonest of these, and may occur in one or in both eyes, one after the other, from three to eight months after infection. The patient complains of impairment of sight and of frontal or supraorbital pain. The eye waters and is ...

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 ...

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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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