photoretinopathy

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photoretinopathy pho·to·ret·i·nop·a·thy (fō'tō-rět'n-ŏp'ə-thē)
n.
A macular burn from excessive exposure to sunlight or other intense light, causing reduced visual acuity. Also called photoretinitis.

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