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scleritis

Syllabification: scle·ri·tis
Pronunciation: /skləˈrīdəs
 
/

Definition of scleritis in English:

noun

Medicine
Inflammation of the sclera.
Example sentences
  • Conditions requiring referral to an ophthalmologist are orbital cellulitis, hyphaema, scleritis, iritis or uveitis, acute angle closure glaucoma, and corneal abrasions (unless very superficial).
  • Among the variations of scleritis, necrotizing scleritis with inflammation is the most destructive.
  • The four main causes of painful red eyes are corneal lesions, uveitis, acute glaucoma, and scleritis.

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