prism diopter


: an arbitrary standard of prismatic deflection equal to that of a prism that deflects a beam of light one centimeter on a plane placed at a distance of one meter

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“Prism diopter.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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