dioptrics

noun plural but singular in construction
di·​op·​trics | \ dī-ˈäp-triks How to pronounce dioptrics (audio) \

Medical Definition of dioptrics

1 : a branch of optics dealing with the refraction of light especially by lenses
2 : refractive optics especially of a lens or system of lenses correction of refractive error of the peripheral dioptrics of the eye— Anne Lamont et al.

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“Dioptrics.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dioptrics. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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