ablatio retinae

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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

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