KERATITIS By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 Is caused by a bacterial or viral infection or by an allergic reaction. It is inflammation of the cornea. KERATITIS: "Keratitis may be deep when the infection causing it is carried by the blood." Related Psychology Terms MENINGITIS ENCEPHALITIS BACTERIAL MENINGITIS BACTERIAL ENDOCARDITIS DYSURIA BLOOD POISONING OTITIS MEDIA SUSCEPTIBILITY RHYTHMS GASTROENTERITIS POLIOMYELITIS Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "KERATITIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/keratitis/ (accessed August 15, 2018).