legal blindness

noun

Medical Definition of 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

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legally blind adjective

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“Legal blindness.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/legal%20blindness. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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