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Medical Term:

angioscotoma

Pronunciation: an′jē-ō-skō-tō′mă

Definition: Ribbon-shaped defect of the visual fields caused by the retinal vessels overlying photoreceptors.

[angio- + G. skotōma, dizziness, vertigo]

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