Definition of papillitis in English:

papillitis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of a papilla or papillae; especially inflammation of the optic papilla (optic disc).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in William Richard Gowers (1845–1915), physician. From papilla + -itis.

Pronunciation

papillitis

/ˌpapɪˈlʌɪtɪs/