Reiter's syndrome


Rei·​ter's syndrome ˈrī-tərz- How to pronounce Reiter's syndrome (audio)
especially formerly
: reactive arthritis

called also Reiter's Disease

Word History


Hans Reiter †1969 German physician

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Reiter's syndrome was in 1947

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“Reiter's syndrome.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

Reiter's syndrome

Rei·​ter's syndrome ˈrīt-ərz- How to pronounce Reiter's syndrome (audio)
variants or Reiter syndrome also Reiter's disease
especially formerly
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