relating to scotoma
Pertains to noun: ↑scotoma
Derivationally related forms: ↑scotoma

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\\-ˈtäməd.əs\ adjective
Etymology: New Latin scotomat-, scotoma + English -ous
: of, relating to, or affected with scotoma

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scotōˈmatous adjective
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Main Entry:scoto-

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