em·​me·​tro·​pia ˌem-ə-ˈtrō-pē-ə How to pronounce emmetropia (audio)
: the normal refractive condition of the eye in which with accommodation relaxed parallel rays of light are all brought accurately to a focus upon the retina compare astigmatism, myopia
emmetropic adjective

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“Emmetropia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/emmetropia. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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