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anastigmatic

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adjective an·a·stig·mat·ic \ˌa-nə-(ˌ)stig-ˈma-tik, ˌa-ˌnas-tig-\

Definition of anastigmatic

  1. :  not astigmatic —used especially of lenses that are able to form approximately point images of object points



Origin and Etymology of anastigmatic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1890


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anastigmatic

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adjective an·astig·mat·ic \ˌan-ə-(ˌ)stig-ˈmat-ik, ˌan-ˌas-tig-\

Medical Definition of anastigmatic

  1. :  not astigmatic—used especially of lenses that are able to form approximately point images of object points




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