choroidopathy

noun

cho·​roid·​op·​a·​thy ˌkōr-ˌȯi-ˈdäp-ə-thē, ˌkȯr- How to pronounce choroidopathy (audio)
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 Mitchell, The Lancet

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“Choroidopathy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/choroidopathy. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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