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Meaning of DETACHED RETINA

Pronunciation:  di'tacht 'retnu

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  visual impairment resulting from the retina becoming separated from the choroid in the back of the eye; treated by photocoagulation
 
 Synonyms: detachment of the retina, retinal detachment
 
 See Also: vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment

 

 

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 Related Terms: amaurosis, blepharitis, cataract, choroiditis, conjunctivitis, cross-eye, defective vision, esotropia, eye defect, glaucoma, gutta serena, iritis, keratitis, optic neuritis, pink eye, retinoblastoma, sty, trachoma, uveitis, walleye
 

 

 

 

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