hyperopia

noun hy·per·opia \ ˌhī-pə-ˈrō-pē-ə \

Definition of hyperopia

: a condition in which visual images come to a focus behind the retina of the eye and vision is better for distant than for near objects called also farsightedness

hyperopic

play \ˌhī-pə-ˈrō-pik, -ˈrä-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of hyperopia

New Latin


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hyperopia

noun hy·per·opia \ ˌhī-pə-ˈrō-pē-ə \

medical Definition of hyperopia

: a condition in which visual images come to a focus behind the retina of the eye and vision is better for distant than for near objects called also farsightedness, hypermetropia

hyperopic

play \-ˈrō-pik, -ˈräp-ik\ adjective

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