presbyopia

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noun pres·by·o·pia \ ˌprez-bē-ˈō-pē-ə , ˌpres- \

Definition of presbyopia

:a visual condition which becomes apparent especially in middle age and in which loss of elasticity of the lens of the eye causes defective accommodation and inability to focus sharply for near vision

presbyopic

play \-ˈō-pik, -ˈä-\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of presbyopia

New Latin, from Greek presbys old man + New Latin -opia


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presbyopia

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noun pres·by·opia \ ˌprez-bē-ˈō-pē-ə , ˌpres- \

medical Definition of presbyopia

:a visual condition which becomes apparent especially in middle age and in which loss of elasticity of the lens of the eye causes defective accommodation and inability to focus sharply for near vision

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