Definition of Ophthalmitis

1. Noun. Severe conjunctivitis.

Exact synonyms: Ophthalmia
Specialized synonyms: Ophthalmia Neonatorum
Generic synonyms: Conjunctivitis, Pinkeye



Definition of Ophthalmitis

1. Noun. severe conjunctivitis ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ophthalmitis

ophthalmic artery
ophthalmic hyperthyroidism
ophthalmic nerve
ophthalmic ointment
ophthalmic plexus
ophthalmic solutions
ophthalmic vein
ophthalmic veins
ophthalmick
ophthalmics
ophthalmies
ophthalmite
ophthalmites
ophthalmitis (current term)
ophthalmo-
ophthalmodynamometer
ophthalmodynamometry
ophthalmolith
ophthalmologic
ophthalmologic surgical procedures
ophthalmological
ophthalmologies
ophthalmologist
ophthalmologists
ophthalmology
ophthalmomalacia
ophthalmomandibulomelic dysplasia
ophthalmomelanosis

Literary usage of Ophthalmitis

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1. The Principles and Practice of Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery by Thomas Wharton Jones (1863)
"There is a difference, perhaps, in the appearance of the chemosis, which in phlebitic ophthalmitis has been remarked to have more of the character of serous ..."

2. A Handbook of the diseases of the eye and their treatment by Henry Rosborough Swanzy (1897)
"SYMPATHETIC ophthalmitis. By this term we understand a uveitis ... The cyclitis most likely to cause sympathetic ophthalmitis is that set up by a punctured ..."

3. A Treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Lawrence (1854)
"The pain in ophthalmitis occupies the whole globe and orbital ... True ophthalmitis is attended with considerable constitutional disturbance of inflammatory ..."

4. Ophthalmic review (1891)
"The paper begins with a short reference to Deutsch- mann's experiments on this subject, and his theory that in all cases of sympathetic ophthalmitis ..."

5. Diseases of the eye by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1902)
"SYMPATHETIC IRRITATION AND SYMPATHETIC INFLAMMATION OR ophthalmitis. These terms are applied to affections in which one eye is implicated as the result of ..."

6. Diseases of the Eye: A Practical Treatise for Students of Ophthalmology by George Andreas Berry (1893)
"The disease which is generally spoken of as sympathetic ophthalmitis is an ... There is nothing absolutely characteristic about a sympathetic ophthalmitis; ..."

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