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Medical Term:

macular retinal dystrophy


Definition: a group of disorders involving predominantly the posterior portion of the ocular fundus, due to degeneration in the sensory layer of the retina, retinal pigment epithelium, Bruch membrane, choroid, or a combination of these tissues.

See: Stargardt disease, Best disease

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