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amaurosis

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noun am·au·ro·sis \ˌa-mȯ-ˈrō-səs\

Definition of amaurosis

plural amaurosesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  partial or complete loss of sight occurring especially without an externally perceptible change in the eye

amaurotic play \-ˈrä-tik\ adjective


Origin of amaurosis

New Latin, from Greek amaurōsis, literally, dimming, from amauroun to dim, from amauros dim


First Known Use: circa 1657


Medical Dictionary

amaurosis

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noun am·au·ro·sis \ˌam-ȯ-ˈrō-səs\

Medical Definition of amaurosis

plural amauroses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  partial or complete loss of sight occurring especially without an externally perceptible change in the eye

amaurotic \-ˈrät-ik\play adjective



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "amaurosis"


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