angioscotoma

noun

an·​gio·​sco·​to·​ma -skə-ˈtō-mə How to pronounce angioscotoma (audio)
plural angioscotomas or angioscotomata -mət-ə How to pronounce angioscotoma (audio)
: a blind spot or defect in the visual field produced by dilated retinal vessels that is especially prevalent in persons long exposed to high altitudes

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“Angioscotoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/angioscotoma. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

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