ophthalmitis


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ophthalmitis

 [of″thal-mi´tis]
inflammation of the eyeball. adj., adj ophthalmit´ic.

ophthalmitis

(ŏf′thəl-mī′tĭs, -thăl-, ŏp′-)
n.
Inflammation of the eye.

ophthalmitis

Eye inflammation. The term is usually qualified to indicate the nature or site of the inflammation, as in SYMPATHETIC OPHTHALMITIS.
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