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ametropia

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noun am·e·tro·pia \ˌa-mə-ˈtrō-pē-ə\

Definition of ametropia

  1. :  an abnormal refractive condition (as myopia, hyperopia, or astigmatism) of the eye in which images fail to focus upon the retina

ametropic

play \-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträ-\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of ametropia

New Latin, from Greek ametros without measure (from a- + metron measure) + New Latin -opia — more at measure


First Known Use: 1875


Medical Dictionary

ametropia

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noun am·e·tro·pia \ˌam-ə-ˈtrō-pē-ə\

Medical Definition of ametropia

  1. :  an abnormal refractive eye condition (as myopia, hyperopia, or astigmatism) in which images fail to focus upon the retina

ametropic

\-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträp-ik\play play adjective



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