hyalitis


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hyalitis

 [hi″ah-li´tis]
inflammation of the vitreous body; called also vitreitis and vitritis.
asteroid hyalitis hyalitis marked by spherical or star-shaped bodies in the vitreous; see also benson's disease.
hyalitis puncta´ta a form marked by small opacities.
hyalitis suppurati´va purulent inflammation of the vitreous body.

vit·re·i·tis

(vit'rē-ī'tis),
Inflammation of the corpus vitreum.
Synonym(s): hyalitis
[L. vitreus, glassy, + G. -itis, inflammation]

hyalitis

/hy·a·li·tis/ (hi″ah-li´tis) inflammation of the vitreous body or the vitreous (hyaloid) membrane.
asteroid hyalitis  see under hyalosis.
suppurative hyalitis  purulent inflammation of the vitreous body.

vit·re·i·tis

(vit'rē-ī'tis)
Inflammation of the corpus vitreum.
Synonym(s): hyalitis.
[L. vitreus, glassy, + G. -itis, inflammation]

hyalitis

See ASTEROID HYALITIS.

hyalitis

inflammation of the vitreous body.

hyalitis punctata
a form marked by small opacities.
hyalitis suppurativa
purulent inflammation of the vitreous body.