plural drusen ˈdrü-zən How to pronounce druse (audio)
: one of the small yellowish deposits of cellular debris that accumulate between the pigmented epithelial layer of the retina and the inner collagenous layer of the choroid, that are typically associated with aging, and that may be a sign of certain pathological conditions (as age-related macular degeneration)

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“Druse.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/druse. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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