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Definition of "keratitis" []

  • Inflammation of the cornea. (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 "keratitis" in a sentence
  • "This is fusarium keratitis, which is a fungal infection of the cornea."
  • "One of the diseases caused by Acanthamoeba is called amoebic keratitis, which is an infection of the eye."
  • "Some differences, Stenske says, are that herpes can cause serious eye problems such as keratitis, whereas calici can produce an ulcer on the tongue."