retinitis pigmentosa
noun Etymology: New Latin, pigmented retinitis Date: 1861 any of several hereditary progressive degenerative diseases of the eye marked by night blindness in the early stages, atrophy and pigment changes in the retina, constriction of the visual field, and eventual blindness

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  • Retinitis pigmentosa — Retinitis pigmentosa,   Retinopathia pigmentosa, meist erblich bedingte Netzhauterkrankung, bei der es zu einer von der Peripherie ausgehenden, fortschreitenden Degeneration der Netzhautgefäße mit Pigmenteinlagerung kommt. Die teils schon im… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • retinitis pigmentosa — f. oftalm. Proceso degenerativo de la retina de carácter hereditario. Se caracteriza por una pigmentación anormal de la retina, pérdida de la agudeza visual, atrofia de la papila óptica y reducción del campo visual. Suele conducir a la ceguera.… …   Diccionario médico

  • retinitis pigmentosa — retinitis pigmentosa. См. пигментная дистрофия сетчатки. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • retinitis pigmentosa — [pig men tō′sə] n. an inherited, incurable eye disease that gradually destroys the retina and optic nerve, slowly reducing the field of vision until total blindness occurs …   English World dictionary

  • Retinitis pigmentosa — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Retinitis pigmentosa ICD10 = ICD10|H|35|5|h|30 ICD9 = ICD9|362.74 OMIM = 268000 MeshID = D012174Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a group of genetic eye conditions. In the progression of symptoms for RP, night blindness… …   Wikipedia

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 H35.5 Hereditäre Netzhautdystrophie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Retinitis pigmentosa — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 H35.5 Hereditäre Netzhautdystrophie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • retinitis pigmentosa — /pig men toh seuh, meuhn /, Ophthalm. degeneration of the retina manifested by night blindness and gradual loss of peripheral vision, eventually resulting in tunnel vision or total blindness. [1860 65; < NL: pigmentary retinitis. See PIGMENT,… …   Universalium

  • retinitis pigmentosa — Eng. Retinitis pigmentosa Ver retinitis pigmentaria …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • retinitis pigmentosa — a hereditary condition characterized by progressive degeneration of the retina due to malfunctioning of the retinal pigment epithelium. It starts in childhood with night blindness and limited peripheral vision and may progress to complete loss of …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • retinitis pigmentosa — retinitis pig·men·to·sa .pig mən tō sə, (.)men , zə n any of several hereditary progressive degenerative diseases of the eye marked by night blindness in the early stages, atrophy and pigment changes in the retina, constriction of the visual… …   Medical dictionary

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