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ker·a·ti·tis

 (kĕr′ə-tī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the cornea.

keratitis

(ˌkɛrəˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the cornea

ker•a•ti•tis

(ˌkɛr əˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the cornea.
[1855–60]

keratitis

an inflamed condition of the cornea.
See also: Eyes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.keratitis - inflammation of the cornea causing watery painful eyes and blurred vision
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

ker·a·ti·tis

n. queratitis, infl. de la córnea;
interstitial ______ intersticial;
mycotic ______ micótica, queratomicosis, infección fungal de la córnea;
trophic ______ trófica, causada por el virus del herpes.

keratitis

n queratitis f
References in periodicals archive ?
Investigations have found that prolonged use of contact lens can cause microbial keratitis and corneal ulcers.
Infrequent contact lens storage case replacement has been associated with microbial keratitis (5), and lens wearers who do not replace their lenses as often as recommended report more complications and eye discomfort (6).
Microbial Keratitis in Thailand: a survey of common practice patterns.
Although the issues related to corneal hypoxia were resolved with the introduction of silicone hydrogel lenses, the risk of microbial keratitis was not reduced.
15) performed CXL as primary therapy in 16 cases of microbial keratitis.
12] Similarly, a hospital-based study from West Bengal reported that ocular trauma was the most common predisposing factor for development of microbial keratitis in 994 (82.
Other ocular manifestations in RA include episcleritis, corneal involvement which includes filamentary keratitis, sterile central ulceration, microbial keratitis, peripheral ulcerative keratitis, sclerosing keratitis, stromal keratitis, and keratolysis.
Risk factors, microbiological findings, and clinical outcomes in cases of microbial keratitis admitted to a tertiary referral center in Ireland.
Each year, bacterial infections cause around 6,000 cases of a severe eye condition known as microbial keratitis which can lead to sight-loss and vision impairment.
CL wear has been repeatedly described as the most important predisposing factor to microbial keratitis worldwide.
Microbial keratitis caused by more than one microorganism is rare.
are principal organism of CLs associated microbial keratitis (Cheng et al.

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