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Definition of the noun iritis

What does iritis mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: iritises

  1. inflammation of the iris
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: inflammation / redness / rubor = a response of body tissues to injury or irritation

Specialised definition of the noun iritis

Glossary of healthcare / ophthalmology

inflammation of the iris which can lead to scarring inside the eye and glaucoma. Symptoms include pain, redness and sensitivity to light

Phrases with Iritis

  1. Tinea Iritis
  2. Species Tinea Iritis

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Google previewA Treatise on Surgery by American Authors (1901)

For Students and Practitioners of Surgery and Medicine by Roswell Park

Iritis is an inflammation of the iris, with infiltration of its tissue and more or less marked exudation upon the anterior and posterior surfaces of the iris, mainly the latter, and into the anterior chamber. ' ' The SYMPTOMS which are usually present ...

Google previewThe World Book (1918)

Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke

Iritis is an inflammation of the iris and of the muscular body which controls the shape of the lens (the ciliary body). It is either...

Rheumatism and syphilis are common causes, and a form known as traumatic iritis is the result of injury to the eye.

Google previewRailway Surgical Journal (1907)

Iritis is a disease of early and middle life. Glaucoma is a disease of advanced life, seldom occurring earlier than 45.

Google previewSurgical Journal (1907)

Iritis is a disease of early and middle life. Glaucoma is a disease of advanced life, seldom occurring earlier than 45.

Google previewA Manual of pathology (1900)

by Joseph Coats

Serous iritis is the mildest form, and leads to distension of the anterior chamber by the accumulated fluid. This fluid contains leucocytes, which occasionally render it somewhat turbid. Fibrinous iritis (also called Plastic iritis) is more severe and ...

Google previewGlaucoma E-Book (2014)

by Tarek M. Shaarawy, Mark B. Sherwood, Roger A. Hitchings, Jonathan G. Crowston

Mild iritis is the most common finding. The inflammation is usually transient and responds to topical steroids. However, if aggressive treatment is performed, intense inflammation, sterile hypopyon and localized synechiae may occur (Fig. 73-6).

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Blindness and Vision Impairment (2002)

by Jill Sardegna, Susan Shelly, Scott Steidl

Iritis is an inflammation of the iris and often involves the adjacent ciliary body. Symptoms include pain, redness, and sensitivity to light. The pupil may become misshapen or constricted, as well. Iritis may be caused by injuries, viruses such as ...

Google previewClinical Examination (2013)

A Systematic Guide to Physical Diagnosis by Nicholas J Talley, Simon O’Connor

Iritis is an inflammation of the iris with central scleral injection, which radiates out from the pupil: the eye is tender. Episcleritis is a nodule of inflammation on the scleral surface.) CROHN'S DISEASE The whole of the gastrointestinal tract may be ...

Google previewKanski's Clinical Ophthalmology E-Book (2015)

A Systematic Approach by Brad Bowling

Iritis refers to inflammation primarily involving the iris, and iridocyclitis to involvement of both the iris and anterior ciliary body; in practice these are interchangeable as they cannot be distinguished clinically. Acute anterior uveitis (AAU) is the ...

Google previewPrinciples and Practice of Aviation Medicine (2009)

by Claus Curdt-Christiansen

The Uveal Tract: Iris, Ciliary Body, and the Choroid Iris and pupil Iritis is the most common form of uveitis, and is most often combined with an inflammation of the ciliary body ( cyclitis).

Google previewPrimary Care (2007)

A Collaborative Practice by Terry Mahan Buttaro, JoAnn Trybulski, Patricia Polgar Bailey, Joanne Sandberg-Cook

Iritis is an inflammation of the anterior uveal structure, the iris. Uveitis is an inflammation that also involves the posterior uveal structures. These inflammatory conditions are often associated with systemic disorders, many with an autoimmune ...

Google previewSexually Transmitted Infections (2014)

by Bhushan Kumar, Somesh Gupta

Anterior uveitis, manifesting as a mild acute iritis is the most common ocular manifestation of this stage and occurs in about 5% of untreated cases,6 but seldom before the sixth month of infection. The other eye is affected in nearly one -half of ...

Google previewStories from the Clinic by Emily C. A. Lierman, Bates (2011)

Natural Vision Improvement (Black & White Edition) by Emily Lierman

IRITIS is an inflammation of the iris, or the colored part of the ...

Google previewGreen's Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine and Surgery (1907)

Suppurative iritis is seldom confined to the tissues of the iris, but is usually either derived from, or extends to, the surrounding tissues. Under this heading may be included sympathetic iritis ; this will be described under sympathetic ophthalmitis.

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

C 13; Fuchs, crypts of; heterochromia; inheritance; iridectomy; iridodialysis; iridology; iritis; melanin; membrane, pupillary; polycoria; reflex, pupil light. iris bombé A condition occurring in posterior annular synechia in which an increase of ...

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Scrabble value of I1R1I1T1I1S1

The value of this 6-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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