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hypertensive retinopathy

hypertensive retinopathy in Medicine

hypertensive retinopathy n.
A retinal condition that occurs in accelerated hypertension and that is characterized by arteriolar constriction, flame-shaped hemorrhages, cotton-wool patches, progressive severity of star-shaped edematous spot at the macula, and papilledema.

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