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scle·ri·tis

 (sklə-rī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the sclera.

scle·rit′ic (-rĭt′ĭk) adj.
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scleritis

(sklɪəˈraɪtɪs) or

sclerotitis

n
(Pathology) pathol inflammation of the sclera
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Noun1.scleritis - inflammation of the sclera
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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scle·ri·tis

n. escleritis, infl. de la esclerótica.
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scleritis

n escleritis f
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Scleritic pain is characteristically described as dull and boring, worse at night and exacerbated by eye movements.
Most of the information is from the Scleritic Clinic at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.