blepharitis


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bleph·a·ri·tis

 (blĕf′ə-rī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the eyelids.

blepharitis

(ˌblɛfəˈraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the eyelids
[C19: from Greek blephar(on) eyelid + -itis]
blepharitic adj

bleph•a•ri•tis

(ˌblɛf əˈraɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the eyelids.
[< Greek bléphar(on) eyelid + -itis]
bleph`a•rit′ic (-ˈrɪt ɪk) adj.

blepharitis

soreness or inflammation of the eyelids.
See also: Eyes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blepharitis - inflammation of the eyelids characterized by redness and swelling and dried crusts
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations
Blepharitis

bleph·a·ri·tis

n. blefaritis, infl. de los párpados.

blepharitis

n blefaritis f
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