tapetoretinal

Relating to the retinal pigment epithelium and the sensory retina.

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ta·pe·to·ret·i·nal tə-.pēt-ō-'ret-ən-əl adj of, relating to, or involving both tapetum and retina <\tapetoretinal degeneration>

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ta·pe·to·ret·i·nal (tə-pe″to-retґĭ-nəl) [tapetum oculi, former name for the stratum pigmentosum retinae + retinal] pertaining to the stratum pigmentosum retinae.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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