retinal detachment

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retinal detachment

A condition in which the light-sensitive inner layers at the back of the eye become detached from the outer layers.
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Noun1.retinal detachment - visual impairment resulting from the retina becoming separated from the choroid in the back of the eye; treated by photocoagulation
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
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Translations
Ablatio retinae
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