retinopathy

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ret·i·nop·a·thy

 (rĕt′n-ŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. ret·i·nop·a·thies
1. Any of various disorders affecting the retina of the eye, marked by damage to retinal blood vessels, swelling of the retina, or abnormal growth of new blood vessels, and resulting in blurred vision, vision loss, or blindness.
2. Such a disorder occurring as a complication of untreated or improperly controlled diabetes mellitus. Also called diabetic retinopathy.

ret′i·no·path′ic (-ō-păth′ĭk) adj.

retinopathy

(ˌrɛtɪˈnɒpəθɪ)
n
(Medicine) any of various noninflammatory diseases of the retina which may have serious effects on vision

ret•i•nop•a•thy

(ˌrɛt nˈɒp ə θi)

n.
any diseased condition of the retina, esp. one that is noninflammatory.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retinopathy - a disease of the retina that can result in loss of vision
eye disease - any disease of the eye
diabetic retinopathy - retinopathy involving damage to the small blood vessels in the retina; results from chronically high blood glucose levels in people with poorly controlled diabetes
Translations

ret·i·nop·a·thy

n. retinopatía, cualquier condición anormal de la retina.

retinopathy

n retinopatía; diabetic — retinopatía diabética
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