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emmetropia

noun em·me·tro·pia \ ˌem-ə-ˈtrō-pē-ə \

medical Definition of emmetropia

: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

play \-ˈträp-ik, -ˈtrōp-\ adjective

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