papillitis

noun
pap·​il·​li·​tis | \ ˌpap-ə-ˈlīt-əs How to pronounce papillitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of papillitis

: inflammation of a papilla especially : inflammation of the optic disk — see necrotizing papillitis

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“Papillitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/papillitis. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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