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
ametropicplay \-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
First Known Use: 1860
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