Origin of keratitis
First Known Use: 1858
Medical Definition of keratitis
plural keratititides \-ˈtit-ə-ˌdēz\play
: 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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