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Definition of "uveitis" []

  • Inflammation of the uvea. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "uveitis" in a sentence
  • "EyeGate Pharma's immediate initiatives address the treatment of inflammatory conditions such as uveitis, which is responsible for an estimated 10 to 15 percent of all cases of blindness in the United States."
  • "When I went to an eye specialist for a follow-up appointment, he explained that I had developed a condition called uveitis, which is a swelling and irritation of the middle part of my eye."
  • "Just a year later, her parents got more disturbing news about Julia: Doctors diagnosed a condition called uveitis, which causes an inflammation of the middle layer of the eye."