Definition of scleritis in English:

scleritis

noun

Medicine
  • [mass noun] Inflammation of the sclera of the eye.

    • ‘The four main causes of painful red eyes are corneal lesions, uveitis, acute glaucoma, and scleritis.’
    • ‘Conditions requiring referral to an ophthalmologist are orbital cellulitis, hyphaema, scleritis, iritis or uveitis, acute angle closure glaucoma, and corneal abrasions (unless very superficial).’
    • ‘Among the variations of scleritis, necrotizing scleritis with inflammation is the most destructive.’

Pronunciation:

scleritis

/sklɪəˈrʌɪtɪs//skləˈrʌɪtɪs/