secondary iritis


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secondary iritis

Etymology: L, secundus, second; Gk, iris, rainbow, itis, inflammation
an inflammation of the iris secondary to another disorder, for example, ankylosing spondylitis or ulcerative colitis.

secondary iritis

Iritis in which the inflammation has spread from neighboring parts, as in diseases of the cornea and sclera.
See also: iritis
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