Definition of keratitis in English:

keratitis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the cornea of the eye.

    • ‘Corneal problems such as keratitis, ulceration, and arc damage are intensely painful, often requiring local anesthetic before the eye can be examined.’
    • ‘Patients with inflammatory eye diseases are at risk for ocular vaccinial diseases, including blepharitis, iritis, and keratitis.’
    • ‘Ocular disease occurs in 70% of patients, leading to lid retraction, ptosis, keratitis, sclcritis, uveitis, glaucoma, palsy, neuritis, and blindness.’
    • ‘Conjunctivitis, keratitis, or chorioretinitis can result in vision loss and blindness.’
    • ‘Conjunctivitis may be severe and can lead to keratitis and ulceration.’

Pronunciation:

keratitis

/ˌkerəˈtīdəs/