SYN: dialysis retinae. [retino- + G. dialysis, separation]

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ret·i·no·di·al·y·sis (ret″ĭ-no-di-alґĭ-sis) [retina + dialysis] disinsertion of the retina; detachment of the retina at its peripheral insertion.

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