Medical Dictionary

pannus

noun pan·nus \ˈpan-əs\
plural pan·ni \ˈpan-ˌī\

Medical Definition of PANNUS

1
:  a vascular tissue causing a superficial opacity of the cornea and occurring especially in trachoma
2
:  a sheet of inflammatory granulation tissue that spreads from the synovial membrane and invades the joint in rheumatoid arthritis ultimately leading to fibrous ankylosis

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