anisometropia

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noun an·iso·me·tro·pia \ˌa-ˌnī-sə-mə-ˈtrō-pē-ə\

Definition of anisometropia

  1. :  unequal refractive power in the two eyes

anisometropic

play \-ˈträ-pik, -ˈtrō-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of anisometropia

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


First Known Use: 1865


Medical Dictionary

anisometropia

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noun an·iso·me·tro·pia \ˌan-ˌī-sə-mə-ˈtrō-pē-ə\

Medical Definition of anisometropia

  1. :  unequal refractive power in the two eyes

anisometropic

\-ˈträp-ik, -ˈtrō-pik\play play adjective

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