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cot·ton-wool patch·es

white, fuzzy areas on the surface of the retina (accumulations of cellular organelles) caused by damage (usually infarction) of the retinal fiber layer.
Synonym(s): cotton-wool spots

cot·ton-wool patch·es

(kot'ŏn-wul pach'ĕz)
White, fuzzy areas on the surface of the retina (accumulations of cellular organelles) caused by damage (usually infarction) of the retinal fiber layer. Also called cotton wool spots.