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Definition of "blepharitis" []

  • Inflammation of the eyelids. (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 "blepharitis" in a sentence
  • "The Durham company is working to address the eye condition called blepharitis, which is often accompanied by symptoms of redness, burning and itching."
  • "The Afro also covers the controversy, including this fact: Sessoms "suffers from a condition known as blepharitis, which causes eyes to blink uncontrollably.""
  • "I've done some studying and it seems I may have an eyelid infection, known as blepharitis, as I seem to have more of its symptoms than a stye."
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