keratitis

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ker·a·ti·tis

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

(ˌkɛrəˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the cornea
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ker•a•ti•tis

(ˌkɛr əˈtaɪ tɪs)

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

an inflamed condition of the cornea.
See also: Eyes
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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
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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.
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keratitis

n queratitis f
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For example, the virus can spread to the fingertips, as with herpes whitlow, or eyes as with herpes keratitis.
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The company intends to advance the same drug candidates or closely related variants for the treatment of "cold sores" (orolabial herpes, primarily caused by HSV-1); genital ulcers caused by HSV-2, external eye infections caused primarily by HSV-1 (herpes keratitis), and internal ocular herpesvirus infections that are thought to lead to acute retinal necrosis.