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retinopathy

[ret-n-op-uh-thee] /ˌrɛt nˈɒp ə θi/
noun, Ophthalmology
1.
any diseased condition of the retina, especially one that is noninflammatory.
Origin of retinopathy
1930-1935
1930-35; retin(a) + -o- + -pathy
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retinopathy

/ˌrɛtɪˈnɒpəθɪ/
noun
1.
any of various noninflammatory diseases of the retina which may have serious effects on vision
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retinopathy in Medicine

retinopathy ret·i·nop·a·thy (rět'n-ŏp'ə-thē)
n.
A noninflammatory degenerative disease of the retina.

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