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photoretinopathy
medical dictionary

A macular burn from excessive exposure to sunlight or other intense light (e.g., the flash of a short circuit); characterised subjectively by reduced visual acuity.

See: solar maculopathy.

Synonyms: electric retinopathy, solar retinopathy.

Origin: photo-+ retina, + G. Pathos, suffering

(05 Mar 2000)

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