Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Sclerosing keratitis

sclerosing keratitis n.
Inflammation of the cornea as a complication of scleritis, characterized by opacification of the corneal stroma.


Read Also:

  • Sclerosing osteitis

    sclerosing osteitis n. A fusiform thickening or increased density of bones. Also called condensing osteitis, Garré’s disease.

  • Sclerosis

    noun, plural scleroses [skli-roh-seez] /sklɪˈroʊ siz/ (Show IPA) 1. Pathology. a hardening or induration of a tissue or part, or an increase of connective tissue or the like at the expense of more active tissue. 2. Botany. a hardening of a tissue or cell wall by thickening or lignification. noun (pl) -ses (-siːz) 1. (pathol) […]

  • Sclerostenosis

    sclerostenosis scle·ro·ste·no·sis (sklēr’ō-stə-nō’sĭs) n. Induration and contraction of the tissues, as around an orifice.

  • Sclerostomy

    sclerostomy scle·ros·to·my (sklə-rŏs’tə-mē) n. Surgical perforation of the sclera, as in the treatment of glaucoma.

Disclaimer: Sclerosing keratitis definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.