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[mass noun] Inflammation of the iris of the eye.
- ‘The most common type of uveitis is an inflammation of the iris called iritis (anterior uveitis).’
- ‘Scratchy, well defined pain indicates a corneal problem, whereas a dull, deeper pain usually indicates a more serious condition (such as acute angle closure glaucoma, iritis, or scleritis).’
- ‘Although rare, complications such as bacterial infection, ulceration or iritis can develop if the abrasion is not treated.’
- ‘The most common cause of iritis is juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.’
- ‘Episcleritis and iritis have also been reported to occur in patients with rosacea.’
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