retrolental

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ret·ro·len·tal

 (rĕt′rō-lĕn′tl)
adj.
Situated or occurring behind a lens, as of the eye.

[retro- + New Latin lēns, lent-, lens; see lens + -al.]

retrolental

(ˌrɛtrəʊˈlɛntəl)
adj
(Medicine) behind a lens, esp of the eye
[C20: from retro- + -lental, from New Latin: lens]
Translations

ret·ro·len·tal

a. retrolental, situado detrás del cristalino;
___ fibroplasiafibroplasia ___.
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