rubeosis ru·be·o·sis (rōō’bē-ō’sĭs)
A condition characterized by reddish discoloration, as of the skin.
- Rubeosis iridis diabetica
rubeosis iridis diabetica rubeosis i·ri·dis di·a·bet·i·ca (ī’rĭ-dĭs dī’ə-bět’ĭ-kə) n. Neovascularization of the anterior surface of the iris of the eye, seen in chronic severe diabetes.
adjective 1. becoming red; blushing. adjective 1. (literary) reddening; blushing rubescent ru·bes·cent (rōō-běs’ənt) adj. Turning red; reddening.
adjective 1. belonging to the Rubiaceae, the madder family of plants. adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Rubiaceae, a widely distributed family of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants that includes the coffee and cinchona trees, gardenia, madder, and bedstraws