noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the iris of the eye.
- The most common type of uveitis is an inflammation of the iris called iritis (anterior uveitis).
- The most common cause of iritis is juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
- Scratchy, well defined pain indicates a corneal problem, whereas a dull, deeper pain usually indicates a more serious condition (such as acute angle closure glaucoma, iritis, or scleritis).
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