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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References in periodicals archive ?
The patient was subsequently diagnosed with bilateral interstitial keratitis by an ophthalmologist, but his profound sensorineural hearing loss did not improve despite treatment with high doses of intravenous steroids.
He was investigated for causes of interstitial keratitis and corneal neovascularization.
Ophthalmology observed subepithelial corneal infiltrates, but they were not felt to be consistent with classic interstitial keratitis. She was prescribed steroid eye drops, and her vision and pain improved dramatically.

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