Definition of uveitis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌjuːvɪˈʌɪtɪs/


[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.

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