panophthalmitis

noun
pan·​oph·​thal·​mi·​tis | \ (ˈ)pan-ˌäf-thəl-ˈmīt-əs, -ˌäp- How to pronounce panophthalmitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of panophthalmitis

: inflammation involving all the tissues of the eyeball

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“Panophthalmitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/panophthalmitis. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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