Reiter's syndrome
noun Etymology: Hans Reiter died 1969 German physician Date: circa 1947 a disease that is usually initiated by infection in genetically predisposed individuals and is characterized usually by recurrence of arthritis, conjunctivitis, and urethritis — called also Reiter's disease

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  • Reiter's syndrome — Rei·ter s syndrome rīt ərz n a disease that is usu. initiated by infection in genetically predisposed individuals and is characterized usu. by recurrence of arthritis, conjunctivitis, and urethritis called also Reiter s disease Reiter Hans Conrad …   Medical dictionary

  • Reiter's syndrome — noun an inflammatory syndrome (etiology unknown) predominantly in males; characterized by arthritis and conjunctivitis and urethritis • Syn: ↑Reiter s disease • Hypernyms: ↑syndrome …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reiter's syndrome — /ruy teuhrz/, Pathol. a disease of unknown cause, occurring primarily in adult males, marked by urethritis, conjunctivitis, and arthritis. Also called Reiter s disease. [after Hans Conrad Julius Reiter (1881 1969), German bacteriologist, who… …   Universalium

  • Reiter's syndrome — a condition characterized by inflammation of the urethra (see urethritis), conjunctivitis, and polyarthritis, usually affecting young men. Horny areas may develop on the skin. No causative agent has been positively identified, although a virus… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Синдром Рейтера (Reiter'S Syndrome) — состояние, характеризующееся воспалением уретры (см. Уретрит) и развитием конъюнктивита и артрита. На коже могут появиться ороговевшие участки. Причины развития заболевания пока что не установлены, хотя существуют предположения, что оно может… …   Медицинские термины

  • Reiter's disease — noun an inflammatory syndrome (etiology unknown) predominantly in males; characterized by arthritis and conjunctivitis and urethritis • Syn: ↑Reiter s syndrome • Hypernyms: ↑syndrome * * * ˈrīd.ə(r)z noun also …   Useful english dictionary

  • Reiter's disease — noun see Reiter s syndrome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Rei|ter's syndrome — «RY tuhrz», a disease characterized by inflammation of the joints, of the conjunctiva, and of the urethra: »Reiter s syndrome [is] a probable variant of rheumatoid arthritis (George E. Ehrlich). ╂[< Hans Reiter, born 1881, a German physician,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Syndrome de Fiessinger-Leroy-Reiter — Syndrome oculo uréthro synovial Le syndrome oculo uréthro synovial, encore appelé arthrite réactive, est une maladie systémique qui accompagne parfois la spondylarthrite ankylosante. Elle se caractérise par l apparition simultanée de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Syndrome de fiessinger-leroy-reiter — Syndrome oculo uréthro synovial Le syndrome oculo uréthro synovial, encore appelé arthrite réactive, est une maladie systémique qui accompagne parfois la spondylarthrite ankylosante. Elle se caractérise par l apparition simultanée de… …   Wikipédia en Français

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