ametropia

noun am·e·tro·pia \ ˌa-mə-ˈtrō-pē-ə \

Definition of ametropia

:an abnormal refractive condition (such as myopia, hyperopia, or astigmatism) of the eye in which images fail to focus upon the retina

ametropic

play \-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträ-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of ametropia

New Latin, from Greek ametros without measure (from a- + metron measure) + New Latin -opia — more at measure


Medical Dictionary

ametropia

noun am·e·tro·pia \ ˌam-ə-ˈtrō-pē-ə \

medical Definition of ametropia

:an abnormal refractive eye condition (as myopia, hyperopia, or astigmatism) in which images fail to focus upon the retina

ametropic

play \-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträp-ik\ adjective

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