Definition of retinopathy in English:

retinopathy

Pronunciation /ˌretnˈäpəTHē/ /ˌrɛtnˈɑpəθi/

noun

Medicine
  • Disease of the retina which results in impairment or loss of vision.

    ‘Diabetic retinopathy and neuropathy may be related to too much sorbitol in the cells of the eyes and nerves.’
    • ‘Persons with any form of diabetes may develop diabetic retinopathy.’
    • ‘An eye examination is called for once a year to ensure that diabetes has not resulted in retinopathy, which could lead to blindness.’
    • ‘Management of the risk factors in diabetes retinopathy is more important to have a good life.’
    • ‘And finally, oxygen therapy given to sustain the lives of premature infants can cause retinopathy of prematurity, causing permanent vision loss or blindness.’