retinopexy

A procedure to repair a detached retina by holding it in place; e.g., by producing chorioretinal adhesions by freezing ('retinal cryopexy'). ... Origin: retino-+ G. Pexis, fixation ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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retinopexy

(ret┬┤ĭ-no-pek″se) restoring of the retina to its proper anatomical location. pneumatic retinopexy a treatment for retinal detachment involving injection of gas into the posterior vitreous cavity in such a way that the gas bubble presses against the area of torn retina,...
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retinopexy

retinopexy 1. Surgical correction of a detachment of the retina by forming chorioretinal adhesions around the torn part of the retina. 2. A procedure to repair a detached retina by holding it in place; e.g., by producing chorioretinal adhesions by freezing ('retinal cryopexy').
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retinopexy

Type: Term Pronunciation: ret′i-nō-pek′sē Definitions: 1. A procedure to repair a detached retina by holding it in place; by producing chorioretinal adhesions by freezing ('retinal cryopexy').
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