albedo

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al·be·do

(al-bē'dō),
A white area of the retina resulting from edema or infarction.
[L. whiteness]

albedo

/al·be·do/ (al-be´do) [L.] whiteness.
albedo re´tinae  paleness of the retina due to edema caused by transudation of fluid from the retinal capillaries.

albedo

[albē′dō] pl. albedos
Etymology: L, albus, white
a whiteness, as a surface reflection.

albedo

the reflectivity of a surface usually expressed as the percentage of radiation reflected e.g. solar radiation reflected from the atmosphere, clouds and the earth's surface. The albedo of an object gives an indication of its composition.
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