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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
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Mycotic keratitis is the second most common reason for corneal blindness in developing countries.
Mycotic keratitis due to Curvularia senegalensis and in vitro antifungal susceptibilities of Curvularia spp.
Eightyfour days after initial presentation (9 days after discontinuation of treatment), there was no clinical evidence of mycotic keratitis on ophthalmic examination.
Other studies reported 10-25 per cent cases of mycotic keratitis due to topical steroid usage (30).
fischeri (Wehmer) Malloch and Cain 1972 (Anamorph: Aspergillus fischerianus Samson and Gams 1985) as a cause of mycotic keratitis.
Contemporary antifungal drugs in the treatment of mycotic keratitis are less effective than contemporary antibacterial drugs in the treatment of bacterial keratitis.
In our study on mycotic keratitis, factors affecting visual outcome i.