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iridocyclitis

 [ir″ĭ-do-si-kli´tis]
inflammation of the iris and ciliary body.
heterochromic iridocyclitis a unilateral low-grade form leading to depigmentation of the iris of the affected eye; called also heterochromic uveitis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ir·i·do·cy·cli·tis

(ir'i-dō-sī-klī'tis),
Inflammation of both iris and ciliary body.
See also: iritis, uveitis.
[irido- + G. kyklos, circle (ciliary body), + -itis, inflammation]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

iridocyclitis

(ĭr′ĭ-dō-sī-klī′tĭs, -sĭ-, ī′rĭ-)
n.
Inflammation of the iris and the ciliary body.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

ir·i·do·cy·cli·tis

(ir'i-dō-sī-klī'tis)
Inflammation of both iris and ciliary body.
See also: iritis, uveitis
[G. iris, rainbow, + kyklos, circle, + -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

iridocyclitis

An obsolescent term for anterior UVEITIS.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

iridocyclitis

Inflammation of both iris and ciliary body. The ciliary body is almost always involved with an inflammation of the iris. The clinical picture of iridocyclitis is practically the same as iritis. The condition is often associated with ankylosing spondylitis or sarcoidosis. See anisocoria; rheumatoid arthritis; heterochromia; Behçet's syndrome; uveitis.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

ir·i·do·cy·cli·tis

(ir'i-dō-sī-klī'tis)
Inflammation of both iris and ciliary body.
[G. iris, rainbow, + kyklos, circle, + -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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