Meaning of retrolental fibroplasia

retrolen'tal fibropla'sia

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— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. an unusual eye disease occurring in premature infants, usually from being given high concentrations of oxygen, which causes abnormal formation of fibrous tissue behind the lens and often results in blindness.
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