Reiter's disease
noun see Reiter's syndrome

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  • 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 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 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… …   New Collegiate 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 — 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 (disambiguation) — Reiter is the German word for horserider. It may indicate:* Reiters, the European cavalry of the 16th and 17th century * Raymond Reiter, computer scientist * Thomas Reiter, German astronaut * Hans Reiter, the medicine researcher who gave his name …   Wikipedia

  • Reiter — noun German bacteriologist who described a disease now known as Reiter s syndrome and who identified the spirochete that causes syphilis in humans (1881 1969) • Syn: ↑Hans Conrad Julius Reiter • Instance Hypernyms: ↑bacteriologist …   Useful english dictionary

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