papillitis

noun

pap·​il·​li·​tis ˌpap-ə-ˈlīt-əs How to pronounce papillitis (audio)
: inflammation of a papilla
especially : inflammation of the optic disc see necrotizing papillitis

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“Papillitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/papillitis. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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