retinal detachment

noun

Definition of retinal detachment

: a condition in which the retina of the eye is no longer connected to the eye as it should be

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retinal detachment

noun

Medical Definition of retinal detachment

: a condition of the eye in which the retina has separated from the choroid

called also detached retina, detachment of the retina

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