Reiter's syndrome

noun
Rei·​ter's syndrome | \ ˈrī-tərz- How to pronounce Reiter's syndrome (audio) \

Definition of Reiter's syndrome

: reactive arthritis specifically : reactive arthritis accompanied by conjunctivitis and urethritis

First Known Use of Reiter's syndrome

1947, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Reiter's syndrome

Hans Reiter †1969 German physician

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“Reiter's syndrome.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Reiter's%20syndrome. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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Reiter's syndrome

noun
Rei·​ter's syndrome | \ ˈrīt-ərz- How to pronounce Reiter's syndrome (audio) \
variants: or Reiter syndrome also Reiter's disease

Medical Definition of Reiter's syndrome

: reactive arthritis specifically : reactive arthritis accompanied by conjunctivitis and urethritis

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