coarctate retina


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coarctate retina

[kō·ärk′tāt]
Etymology: L, coarctare, to press together, rete, net
a funnel-shaped retina caused by a leakage of fluid between the retina and the choroid.

coarctate retina

A condition in which there is an effusion of fluid between the retina and choroid, giving the retina a funnel shape.
See also: retina
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