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n.1.General state or disposition of the body or mind, or of one thing with regard to other things; habitude.
2.(Rhet.) A figure of speech whereby the mental habitude of an adversary or opponent is feigned for the purpose of arguing against him.
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evaluated the SD-OCT findings of three cases of X-linked juvenile retinoschisis (XLRS).
Mr Terry has X-linked juvenile retinoschisis, a degenerative disorder which affects the retina and impairs the sharpness of vision in both eyes.
XLRP is one of two lead development programmes under a collaboration agreement with Biogen, along with X-linked retinoschisis.
Those patients who have pseudophakic RD unable to describe exact time of onset of visual loss macula not involved evaluation not possible re-detachment with or without PVR Retinoschisis Giant Retinal Tear Vitreous hemorrhage and prior or coexistent ocular disease/surgery were not included in our study.
Retinal folds and retinoschisis in accidental and non-accidental head injury.
The indications of OCT include posterior segment lesions like the detection of fluid within the retinal layers or under the retina (which may not be visible clinically), (3) macular holes, pseudoholes, epiretinal membranes (ERMs), vitreo-macular adhesion (VMA), vitreomacular traction (VMT), retinoschisis, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy (DR), age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFLT), optic disc parameters, as well as assessment and analysis of anterior segment structures like anterior chamber area, volume and iris thickness.
These cell lines include one disease free pluripotent cell line and 24 others with individual mutations that give rise to several severe diseases such as cancer (breast cancer, Wilm's tumor and Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome), Huntington's disease, muscular dystrophy (including CMT, FSHD and Myotonic) and cystic fibrosis as well as some rarer genetic diseases such as Trisomy 5, macular dystrophy, incontinentia pigmenti, juvenile retinoschisis, alpha thalassemia and autosomal dominant torsion dystonia.
These cell lines include one disease free pluripotent cell line and 24 others widi individual mutations that give rise to several severe diseases such as cancer (breast cancer, Wilm's tumor and Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome), Huntington's disease, muscular dystrophy (including CMT, FSHD and Myotonic) and cystic fibrosis as well as some rarer genetic diseases such as Trisomy 5, macular dystrophy, incontinentia pigmenti, juvenile retinoschisis, alpha thalassemia and autosomal dominant torsion dystonia.
Some subjects explored are etiological agents of keratitis, design of a randomized myopia intervention trial, and surgical treatment for myopic macular retinoschisis.
Habia nacido con retinoschisis, lo que significaba que la retina se iria desprendiendo.
When Jonathan had a routine eye test after applying for a motorbike licence he was referred to hospital where doctors told him he had a rare genetic condition known as X-linked retinoschisis and would go blind.