Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Inflammation of the retina.

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  • n. Inflammation of the retina

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Inflammation of the retina.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of the retina.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. inflammation of the retina

Etymologies

retina +‎ -itis (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • About one in 3,000 people are blind due to one of this group of hereditary diseases, called retinitis pigmentosa, and might potentially benefit from the artificial retina.

    Artificial Retina Helps Blind People See

  • She was born with a disorder called retinitis pigmentosa, a disorder that has impaired her vision since the day she was born.

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  • The only documented harmful effect of too much vitamin E is the worsening of a rare eye problem known as retinitis pigmentosa.

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  • There are people who come to us for treatment of pigmentary retinitis, which is not cured anywhere else in the world.

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  • Hemeralopia (etymologically day-blindness, but by common usage meaning day-vision or night-blindness) is a symptom of a peculiar degenerative disease of the retina, called retinitis pigmentosa.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • He didn't lose his sight until age 25 when he developed an incurable form of blindness called retinitis pigmentosa.

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  • Setou is hopeful the finding will help develop therapies for a group of genetic diseases known as retinitis pigmentosa, which causes degeneration of the eye's retina and, thus, progressive loss of sight.

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  • McKenzie has a condition called retinitis pigmentosis that occurred as a result of her being born prematurely, she said.

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  • ¶Ray Korman, blinded at age 40 by an incurable eye disease called retinitis pigmentosa, whose life was turned around by a guide dog and who now promotes this aid to others.

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  • Experts described the study results as phenomenal and said the device, developed by German researchers, could eventually change the lives of up to 200,000 people worldwide who suffer from blindness due to a degenerative eye disease called retinitis pigmentosa.

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