Definition of keratitis in English:

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keratitis

Pronunciation: /ˌkɛrəˈtʌɪtɪs/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the cornea of the eye.
Example sentences
  • Ocular disease occurs in 70% of patients, leading to lid retraction, ptosis, keratitis, sclcritis, uveitis, glaucoma, palsy, neuritis, and blindness.
  • Patients with inflammatory eye diseases are at risk for ocular vaccinial diseases, including blepharitis, iritis, and keratitis.
  • Conjunctivitis may be severe and can lead to keratitis and ulceration.

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