iritis

noun
iri·​tis | \ ī-ˈrī-təs How to pronounce iritis (audio) \

Definition of iritis

: inflammation of the iris of the eye

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This can be due to dry eye (shocker, right?) or an inflammatory condition like iritis, Dr. Maszczak says. Korin Miller, SELF, "8 Signs You’re Way Overdue for an Eye Exam," 25 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of iritis

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for iritis

New Latin, irregular from iris

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iritis

noun
iri·​tis | \ ī-ˈrīt-əs How to pronounce iritis (audio) \

Medical Definition of iritis

: inflammation of the iris of the eye

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