Definition of Retinitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the retina.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor
Specialized synonyms: Chorioretinitis



Definition of Retinitis

1. n. Inflammation of the retina.

Definition of Retinitis

1. Noun. (pathology) Inflammation of the retina ¹

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Definition of Retinitis

1. [n -TISES or -TIDES]

Medical Definition of Retinitis

1. Inflammation of the retina. (05 May 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retinitis

retinasphaltum
retine
retinea
retinectomy
retinene
retinene-1
retinene-2
retinenes
retinerved
retines
retineum
retinic
retinite
retinites
retinitides
retinitis (current term)
retinitis pigmentosa
retinitis proliferans
retinitis sclopetaria
retinitis syphilitica
retinitises
retino-
retino tectal connection
retinoblast
retinoblastoma
retinoblastoma protein
retinoblastomas
retinoblastomata
retinochoroid
retinochoroiditis

Literary usage of Retinitis

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1. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1908)
"The most important varieties of retinitis are: 1. retinitis ... In addition to the general signs of retinitis, such as haziness of the retina and of the ..."

2. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1920)
"The areas of white exudate, unlike those found in nephritic retinitis, do not project ... retinitis circinata is accompanied by reduction of visual acuity, ..."

3. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs, Alexander Duane (1899)
"In addition to the general signs of retinitis, such as haziness of the retina and of ... Besides this form of retinitis, affections of the fundus occur in ..."

4. Modern ophthalmology by James Moores Ball (1908)
"prognosis of parenchymatous retinitis is always serious. The treatment is that outlined above for serous retinitis, with the addition of such measures as ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"Finally, when the retinitis began earlier, and when nature did not ... The time at which the retinitis appears, and its degree, are perhaps the more ..."

6. Diseases of the Eye by Lawrance Webster Fox (1904)
"Uncommon Clinical Forms of retinitis.—A number of cases of retinitis have been ... The principal of these forms are retinitis circinata, retinitis striata, ..."

7. Diseases of the nervous system by Smith Ely Jelliffe, William Alanson White (1917)
"retinitis.—Involvement of the first neuron is termed retinitis. ... Different grades of retinitis are distinguished ophthalmoscopically. ..."

8. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1893)
"Thus Nettleship says : " Hemorrhagic retinitis is more commonly met with in gouty ... F. Gaute says that there is a gouty retinitis which strongly resembles ..."

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