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neuroretinitis

Pronunciation: nu'ro-ret'i-ni'tis

Definition: An inflammation affecting the optic nerve head and the posterior pole of the retina, with cells in the nearby vitreous, usually producing a macular star.

Synonym(s): papilloretinitis

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