age-related macular degeneration

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

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1984, in the meaning defined above

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age-related macular degeneration

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

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