Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

hypermetropia

play
noun hy·per·me·tro·pia \ˌhī-pər-mi-ˈtrō-pē-ə\

Definition of hypermetropia

hypermetropic

play \-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträ-\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of hypermetropia

New Latin, from Greek hypermetros + New Latin -opia


First Known Use: 1868


Medical Dictionary

hypermetropia

play
noun hy·per·me·tro·pia \ˌhī-pər-mi-ˈtrō-pē-ə\

Medical Definition of hypermetropia

hypermetropic

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



Learn More about hypermetropia


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hypermetropia? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

at a gallop

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alphabet-pasta-spelling-help

Which is the correct spelling?

acommadate accommodate accomodate acommodate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ