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amaurosis

noun am·au·ro·sis \ˌa-m-ˈrō-səs\
plural am·au·ro·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of AMAUROSIS

:  partial or complete loss of sight occurring especially without an externally perceptible change in the eye
am·au·rot·ic \-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

noun am·au·ro·sis \ˌam--ˈrō-səs\
plural am·au·ro·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of AMAUROSIS

:  partial or complete loss of sight occurring especially without an externally perceptible change in the eye
am·au·rot·ic \-ˈrät-ik\ adjective

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