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ablatio retinae

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin ablatio (carrying away) + Middle English rethina, from Medieval Latin retina, from Latin rete (net).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈleɪ.ʃi.oʊ ˈɹɜt.n̩.i/

NounEdit

ablatio retinae (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) Detachment of the retina.

ReferencesEdit

  • 1993 [1940], Thomas, Clayton L. editor, Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, edition 5th, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, page 6: