photoretinitis


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photoretinitis

 [fo″to-ret″ĭ-ni´tis]
retinitis due to exposure to intense light.
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pho·to·ret·i·nop·a·thy

(fō'tō-ret'i-nop'ă-thē),
A macular burn from excessive exposure to sunlight or other intense light (for example, the flash of a short circuit); characterized subjectively by reduced visual acuity.
See also: solar maculopathy.
[photo- + retina, + G. pathos, suffering]
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pho·to·ret·i·nop·a·thy

(fō'tō-ret'i-nop'ă-thē)
A macular burn from excessive exposure to sunlight or other intense light (e.g., the flash of a short circuit); characterized subjectively by reduced visual acuity.
[photo- + retina, + G. pathos, suffering]
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