pannus


pan·nus

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

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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