Definition of uveitis in English:

uveitis

noun

mass nounMedicine
  • Inflammation of the uvea.

    • ‘In many cases, the cause of uveitis can't be determined.’
    • ‘The uveitis usually is acute, unilateral, and recurrent.’
    • ‘The uveitis should improve within two to three weeks.’
    • ‘Certain forms of uveitis - potentially blinding inflammations of the inside of the eye - respond to drugs that are safe and effective.’
    • ‘This inflammation, called iridocyclitis or iritis or uveitis, can be detected early by an ophthalmologist.’

Pronunciation

uveitis

/ˌjuːvɪˈʌɪtɪs/