anisometropia

noun
an·​iso·​me·​tro·​pia | \ ˌa-ˌnī-sə-mə-ˈtrō-pē-ə How to pronounce anisometropia (audio) \

Definition of anisometropia

: unequal refractive power in the two eyes

Other Words from anisometropia

anisometropic \ ˌa-​ˌnī-​sə-​mə-​ˈträ-​pik How to pronounce anisometropic (audio) , -​ˈtrō-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of anisometropia

1865, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anisometropia

New Latin, from Greek anisometros of unequal measure (from anis- + metron measure) + New Latin -opia — more at measure

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The first known use of anisometropia was in 1865

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“Anisometropia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anisometropia. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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anisometropia

noun
an·​iso·​me·​tro·​pia | \ ˌan-ˌī-sə-mə-ˈtrō-pē-ə How to pronounce anisometropia (audio) \

Medical Definition of anisometropia

: unequal refractive power in the two eyes

Other Words from anisometropia

anisometropic \ -​ˈträp-​ik How to pronounce anisometropic (audio) , -​ˈtrō-​pik How to pronounce anisometropic (audio) \ adjective

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