papillitis

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papillitis

(ˌpæpɪˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Biology) the inflammation of a papilla
Translations

pap·il·li·tis

n. papilitis, infl. del disco óptico.
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6%) with optic neuritis associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) (Figure 2), 4 eyes (2 patients) (0.
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It declined within a few days, but in January 2001, I awoke to optic neuritis.
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