Medical Dictionary


transitive verb over·cor·rect \-kə-ˈrekt\

Medical Definition of overcorrect

  1. :  to apply a correction to in excess of that required (as for satisfactory performance); specifically :  to correct (a lens) beyond the point of achromatism or so that there is aberration of a kind opposite to that of the uncorrected lens


\-kə-ˈrek-shən\play noun

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