Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Inflammation of the sclera.

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  • n. Inflammation of the sclera of the eye.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See sclerotitis.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of the sclera or sclerotic coat of the eye; sclerotitis.

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  • n. inflammation of the sclera

Etymologies

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scler(a) +‎ -itis

Examples

  • Fong LP, Sainz de la Maza M, Rice BA, et al. Immunopathology of scleritis.

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  • Cases of uveitis, scleritis, episcleritis, conjunctivitis, iritis, and orbital inflammation including orbital edema have been reported during postmarketing use.

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  • Known ocular complications of bisphosphonates include conjunctivitis, anterior uveitis, episcleritis, and scleritis. 1

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  • Blepharitis is inflammation of the edges of the eyelids; conjunctivitis is inflammation of the membrane that lines the eyelids and connects to the eyeball; iritis is inflammation of the iris; scleritis is inflammation of the white part of the eyeball, uveitis is inflammation of the pigmented inner parts of the eye; a sty is an inflammation of an oil-secreting gland on or near the edge of an eyelid; a chalazion is a small, hard tumor that forms on the edge of an eyelid.

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