Abbreviations Used in Tables and Text

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AMD/ARMD   age-related macular degeneration
BBS   Bardet Biedl syndrome
CMT   Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
CNS   central nervous system
COD   cone dystrophy
CORD   cone-rod dystrophy
CSNB   congenital stationary night blindness
ERG   electroretinogram
FEVR   familial exudative vitreoretinopathy
HUGO   Human Genome Organization (see RetNet Help)
LCA   Leber congenital amaurosis
MD   macular dystrophy or degeneration
OMIM   Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (see RetNet Help)
PXE   pseudoxanthoma elasticum
RP   retinitis pigmentosa
ROP   retinopathy of prematurity
RPE   retinal pigment epithelium
SNP   single nucleotide polymorphism, a variable DNA nucleotide

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