age-related macular degeneration


age–related macular degeneration

noun

Definition of AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION

: macular degeneration that affects the elderly in either a slowly progressing form marked especially by the accumulation of yellow deposits in and thinning of the macula lutea or in a rapidly progressing form marked by scarring produced by bleeding and fluid leakage below the macula lutea

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up age-related macular degeneration? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More