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ret·i·ni·tis

 (rĕt′n-ī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the retina.

retinitis

(ˌrɛtɪˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the retina
[C20: from New Latin, from retina + -itis]

ret•i•ni•tis

(ˌrɛt nˈaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the retina.
[1860–65]

retinitis

Inflammation of the retina.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retinitis - inflammation of the retina
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
chorioretinitis - inflammation of the choroid layer behind the retina
Translations

ret·i·ni·tis

n. retinitis, infl. de la retina.

retinitis

n retinitis f; — pigmentosa retinitis pigmentosa
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