Origin of dioptric
Greek dioptrikos of a diopter (instrument), from dioptra
First Known Use: 1653
Rhymes with dioptric
Medical Definition of dioptric
1: producing or serving in refraction of a beam of light : refractive; specifically : assisting vision by refracting and focusing light <the dioptric power of a lens>
2: produced by means of refraction <dioptric images>
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