blepharitis

noun
bleph·​a·​ri·​tis | \ ˌblef-ə-ˈrīt-əs How to pronounce blepharitis (audio) \
plural blepharitides\ -​ˈrit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce blepharitides (audio) \

Medical Definition of blepharitis

: inflammation of the eyelids and especially of their margins

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