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Vitreoretinal membrane shrinkage or contraction secondary to the proliferation of primarily retinal pigment epithelial cells and glial cells, particularly fibrous astrocytes, followed by membrane formation. The formation of fibrillar collagen and cellular proliferation appear to be the basis for the contractile properties of the epiretinal and vitreous membranes.
The numerical value of vitreoretinopathy, proliferative in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of vitreoretinopathy, proliferative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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