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choroidopathy

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noun cho·roid·op·a·thy \ ˌkōr-ˌȯi-ˈdäp-ə-thē, ˌkȯr- \

medical Definition of choroidopathy

plural choroidopathies
:a diseased condition affecting the choroid of the eye
  • … the retinal, choroidal, and optic nerve circulations undergo a series of pathophysiological changes in response to raised blood pressure, resulting in a range of clinical signs referred to as hypertensive retinopathy, hypertensive choroidopathy, and hypertensive optic neuropathy.
  • —Tien Wong and Paul MitchellThe Lancet3 Feb. 2007

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