angioscotoma

[ ăn′jē-ō-skō-tōmə ]

n.

A ribbon-shaped defect in the visual field caused by retinal vessels overlying the photoreceptors.cecocentral scotoma

Nearby words

  1. angiopoiesis,
  2. angiopressure,
  3. angiorrhaphy,
  4. angiosarcoma,
  5. angioscopy,
  6. angioscotometry,
  7. angiospasm,
  8. angiosperm,
  9. angiospermous,
  10. angiostatin


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