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optic neuritis

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Definition of optic neuritis in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of an optic nerve, causing blurred vision.
Example sentences
  • Significantly, 46 percent of patients with optic neuritis develop neurologic symptoms over 13 years of follow-up.
  • When the inflammation doesn't involve the optic disk, doctors refer to it as retrobulbar optic neuritis.
  • Other neurological features include cranial neuropathies, optic neuritis, and ataxia.

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