Recent Examples of amaurosis from the Web
Twelve patients who were blinded by Leber’s congenital amaurosis showed signs of recovery after getting a genetic treatment in one of their eyes.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'amaurosis'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of amaurosis
New Latin, from Greek amaurōsis, literally, dimming, from amauroun to dim, from amauros dim
First Known Use: circa 1657See Words from the same year
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up amaurosis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).