microaneurysm

noun
mi·​cro·​an·​eu·​rysm
variants: also microaneurism \ -​ˈan-​yə-​ˌriz-​əm How to pronounce microaneurism (audio) \

Medical Definition of microaneurysm

: a saccular enlargement of the venous end of a retinal capillary associated especially with diabetic retinopathy

Other Words from microaneurysm

microaneurysmal \ -​ˌan-​yə-​ˈriz-​məl How to pronounce microaneurysmal (audio) \ adjective

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“Microaneurysm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/microaneurysm. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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