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cyclitis

 [si-kli´tis]
inflammation of the ciliary body.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cy·cli·tis

(sī-klī'tis),
Inflammation of the ciliary body.
[G. kyklos, circle (ciliary body), + -itis, inflammation]
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cy·cli·tis

(sik-lī'tis)
Inflammation of the ciliary body.
[G. kyklos, circle (ciliary body), + -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cyclitis 

Chronic or acute inflammation of the ciliary body frequently associated with iritis and choroiditis. See complicated cataract; Fuchs' syndrome; intermediate uveitis.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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(6.) Jain IS, Gupta A, Gangwar DN, and Dhir SP: Fuchs' heterochromic cyclitis: Am J Ophthalmol 1983;15: 640-64,.
Fuchs' heterochromic cyclitis: review of the literature on the pathogenetic mechanisms.
The two most common inflammatory conditions which can cause secondary glaucoma are Fuch's Heterochromia Cyclitis and Posner Schlossman syndrome.
Fuchs heterochromic cyclitis: rubella virus antibodies and genome in aqueous humor.