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diabetic retinopathy

noun, Pathology
a disorder of the blood vessels of the retina occurring as a complication of poorly controlled diabetes mellitus and often leading to blindness. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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diabetic retinopathy in Medicine

diabetic retinopathy n.
Retinal changes occurring in long-term diabetes and characterized by punctate hemorrhages, microaneurysms, and sharply defined waxy exudates.

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