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keratitis

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noun ker·a·ti·tis \ˌker-ə-ˈtī-təs\

Definition of keratitis

plural ker·a·tit·i·desplay \-ˈti-tə-ˌdēz\

  1. :  inflammation of the cornea of the eye



Origin of keratitis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1858


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keratitis

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noun ker·a·ti·tis \ˌker-ə-ˈtīt-əs\

Medical Definition of keratitis

plural ker·a·tit·i·des \-ˈtit-ə-ˌdēz\play

  1. :  inflammation of the cornea of the eye characterized by burning or smarting, blurring of vision, and sensitiveness to light and caused by infectious or noninfectious agents—called also corneitis; compare keratoconjunctivitis




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