Definitions for "Episcleritis"
a patch of inflammation on the outer layer of the white of the eye
an inflammation (usually localized) of the episclera, a thin layer of tissue covering the sclera and containing many blood vessels that nourish the sclera; cause is unknown, but can be associated with certain diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, Sjogren's syndrome, syphilis, herpes zoster, and tuberculosis
Immunologically mediated, localized inflammation of the episclera.