Definition of angioid in English:

angioid

adjective

Pathology Medicine
  • Resembling a blood vessel; angioid streaknoun a reddish, brown, or grey line in the fundus of the eye, resulting from degenerative changes in Bruch's membrane (a layer of the choroid) and often associated with systemic disorders such as Paget's disease of bone and various forms of anaemia.

Origin

Late 19th century. From angio- + -oid.

Pronunciation

angioid

/ˈan(d)ʒɪɔɪd/