Definition of Tarsitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the eyelid.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Medical Definition of Tarsitis

1. 1. Inflammation of the tarsus of the foot. 2. Inflammation of the tarsal border of an eyelid. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tarsitis

tarsel
tarsels
tarsen
tarses
tarsi
tarsia
tarsias
tarsiatura
tarsier
tarsiers
tarsiidae
tarsiiform
tarsioid
tarsiped
tarsipeds
tarsitis (current term)
tarsius
tarso-
tarso-orbital
tarsochiloplasty
tarsoclasia
tarsoepiphyseal aclasis
tarsomalacia
tarsometatarsal
tarsometatarsal joints
tarsometatarsal ligaments
tarsometatarsi
tarsometatarsus
tarsophalangeal

Literary usage of Tarsitis

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

1. Diseases of the eye: A Handbook of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1913)
"From a photograph of a patient with syphilitic tarsitis under the care of Dr. ... Suppurative tarsitis has occurred, and an ulcera- tive variety due to ..."

2. An American Text-book of Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat by George Edmund De Schweinitz, Burton Alexander Randall (1899)
"The symptoms of tarsitis are gradual thickening of the lid, without marked inflammatory ... Syphilitic tarsitis. (From a patient under the cere uf Pr.de ..."

3. Diseases of the eye by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1902)
"tarsitis, or inflammation of the tarsus, is usually syphilitic in origin, and presents great thickening of the tarsus, owing to diffuse ..."

4. Diseases of the Eye: Handbook of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1903)
"tarsitis, or inflammation of the tarsus, is usually syphilitic in origin, and presents great thickening of the tarsus, owing to diffuse ..."

5. The student's guide to diseases of the eye by Edward Nettleship (1887)
"... inflammation in the tertiary stage of syphilis. The infiltration gives rise to a hard, indolent swelling of the whole lid (syphilitic tarsitis). ..."

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