age–related macular degeneration

noun

Definition of age–related macular degeneration

  1. :  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 or in a rapidly progressing form marked by scarring produced by bleeding and fluid leakage below the macula —abbreviation AMD

First Known Use of age–related macular degeneration

1984


Medical Dictionary

age–related macular degeneration

noun

Medical Definition of age–related macular degeneration

  1. :  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 or in a rapidly progressing form marked by scarring produced by bleeding and fluid leakage below the macula—abbreviation AMD


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