Definition of Chorioretinitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the choroid layer behind the retina.

Generic synonyms: Retinitis



Definition of Chorioretinitis

1. Noun. (medicine) An inflammation of the choroid and retina of the eye ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Chorioretinitis

1. Inflammation of the choroid and retina. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chorioretinitis

chorionic gonadotropin unit
chorionic growth hormone-prolactin
chorionic plate
chorionic sac
chorionic villi
chorionic villi sampling
chorionic villus
chorionic villus biopsy
chorionic villus sampling
chorionic villus samplings
chorionitis
chorions
chorioptic
chorioptic mange
chorioretinal
chorioretinitis (current term)
chorioretinopathy
choriovitelline placenta
choripetalous
choriqueso
chorises
chorisis
chorism
chorismate
chorismate mutase
chorismate pyruvate-lyase
chorismate synthase-flavin reductase
chorismic acid
chorisms
chorist

Literary usage of Chorioretinitis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Diagnostics of the Fundus Oculi by Edward Leroy Oatman (1920)
"Both eyes affected with chorioretinitis but in varying degrees. Cannot see well in a dim light. Left Eye:—Vision reduced to mere perception of light. ..."

2. A Manual of the Diagnosis and Treatment of the Diseases of the Eye by Edward Jackson (1907)
"Syphilitic retinitis and chorioretinitis occur as secondary lesions ; sometimes rather early, but usually one year or more after infection. ..."

3. Diseases of the eye and disorders of speech in childhood by Oskar Everbusch, Max Nadoleczny (1914)
"... in chorioretinitis is the result of acute malnutrition of the pigment epithelium, and disappears with the cure of the ocular affection. ..."

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