amblyopia


am·bly·opia

noun \ˌam-blē-ˈō-pē-ə\

Definition of AMBLYOPIA

:  dimness of sight especially in one eye without apparent change in the eye structures —called also lazy eye
am·bly·opic \-ˈō-pik, -ˈä-pik\ adjective

Origin of AMBLYOPIA

New Latin, from Greek amblyōpia, from amblys blunt, dull + -ōpia -opia — more at mollify
First Known Use: circa 1706

am·bly·opia

noun \ˌam-blē-ˈō-pē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMBLYOPIA

: dimness of sight especially in one eye without apparent change in the eye structures—called also lazy eye, lazy-eye blindness
am·bly·opic \-ˈō-pik, -ˈäp-ik\ adjective

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