congenital or traumatic separation of the peripheral sensory retina from the retinal pigment epithelium at the ora serrata, often causing a retinal detachment.
Etymology: L, rete + Gk, dia, through, lysis, loosening
a separation or tear in the retina in its anterior part, in the area of the ora serrata, just behind the ciliary body.
retinodialysis(ret?i-no-di-al'i-sis) [? + Gr. dialysis, separation]
Detachment of the retina at its periphery. Synonym: disinsertion