[ ret-n-op-uh-thee ]
/ ˌrɛt nˈɒp ə θi /

noun Ophthalmology.

any diseased condition of the retina, especially one that is noninflammatory.


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Origin of retinopathy

First recorded in 1930–35; retin(a) + -o- + -pathy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for retinopathy

/ (ˌrɛtɪˈnɒpəθɪ) /


any of various noninflammatory diseases of the retina which may have serious effects on vision
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Medical definitions for retinopathy

[ rĕt′n-ŏpə-thē ]


A noninflammatory degenerative disease of the retina.
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