Share this entry

Share this page

uveitis

Line breaks: uve|itis
Pronunciation: /ˌjuːvɪˈʌɪtɪs
 
/

Definition of uveitis in English:

noun

[mass 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.

Definition of uveitis in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtərpsikəˈrēən
adjective
of or relating to dancing