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Definition of "retinopathy" [retinopathy]

  • A pathological disorder of the retina. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "retinopathy" in a sentence
  • "Projects based at the Hospital include clinical investigations into the epidemiology of myopia and eye growth, eye trauma and retinal injury, pediatric glaucomas, epidemiology and imaging in retinopathy of prematurity, genetic investigations in myopia and anophthalmia, and congenital ptosis."
  • "This, the doctor informs you, is known as retinopathy."
  • "The consequences can be grave, with circulatory problems leading to amputations and diabetic retinopathy is now one of the leading causes of blindness in Canada."