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Inflammation of the iris of the eye.

i·rit′ic (ī-rĭt′ĭk) adj.


(Pathology) inflammation of the iris of the eye
iritic adj


(aɪˈraɪ tɪs)

inflammation of the iris of the eye.
[1810–20; ir (is) + -itis]
i•rit•ic (aɪˈrɪt ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.iritis - inflammation of the iris
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat


n. iritis, infl. del iris.


n iritis f
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En sik konjonktivit ve episklerit bildirilmekle birlikte periorbital ve orbital inflamasyon, dakriyoadenit, sklerit, limbal noduller, periferal ulseratif keratit, iritis, glokom ve koroidit de diger bildirilen goz tutulumlaridir (21).
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