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age–related macular degeneration

noun

Medical 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

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July 06, 2015
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