Definition of uveitis in English:

Share this entry

uveitis

Pronunciation: /ˌyo͞ovēˈīdəs/

noun

Medicine
Inflammation of the uvea.
Example sentences
  • Certain forms of uveitis - potentially blinding inflammations of the inside of the eye - respond to drugs that are safe and effective.
  • This inflammation, called iridocyclitis or iritis or uveitis, can be detected early by an ophthalmologist.
  • In many cases, the cause of uveitis can't be determined.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.