near point


near point

noun

Definition of NEAR POINT

:  the point nearest the eye at which an object is accurately focused on the retina at full accommodation

First Known Use of NEAR POINT

1876

near point

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEAR POINT

: the point nearest the eye at which an object is accurately focused on the retina when the maximum degree of accommodation is employed—compare far point; see range of accommodation

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