emmetropia

noun
em·​me·​tro·​pia | \ ˌem-ə-ˈtrō-pē-ə How to pronounce emmetropia (audio) \

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

Other Words from emmetropia

emmetropic \ -​ˈträp-​ik How to pronounce emmetropic (audio) , -​ˈtrōp-​ How to pronounce emmetropic (audio) \ adjective

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“Emmetropia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/emmetropia. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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