Definition of retinopathy in English:


Line breaks: ret¦in|op¦athy
Pronunciation: /ˌrɛtɪˈnɒpəθi


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Disease of the retina which results in impairment or loss of vision.
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    • Diabetic retinopathy and neuropathy may be related to too much sorbitol in the cells of the eyes and nerves.
    • Persons with any form of diabetes may develop diabetic retinopathy.
    • An eye examination is called for once a year to ensure that diabetes has not resulted in retinopathy, which could lead to blindness.

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