legal blindness


: blindness as recognized by law which in most states of the United States means that the better eye using the best possible methods of correction has visual acuity of 20/200 or worse or that the visual field is restricted to 20 degrees or less
legally blind adjective

Dictionary Entries Near legal blindness

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“Legal blindness.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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