angioid streak

n.

Any of the breaks in the basal layer of the choroid of the eye occurring in a variety of systemic disorders affecting elastic tissue.

Nearby words

  1. angiographic,
  2. angiography,
  3. angiohemophilia,
  4. angiohyalinosis,
  5. angioid,
  6. angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy,
  7. angiokeratoma,
  8. angiokeratoma corporis diffusum,
  9. angiokeratosis,
  10. angiokinesis


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