Asthenopia
Asthenopia As`the*no"pi*a, n. [Gr. 'a priv. + sqe`nos strength + 'w`ps eye.] Weakness of sight. --Quain. -- {As`the*nop"ic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • asthenopia — [as΄thə nō′pē ə] n. [ModL < Gr asthenēs, weak (see ASTHENIA) + OPIA] a strained condition of the eyes, often with headache, dizziness, etc. asthenopic [as΄thənäp′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Asthenopia — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Asthenopia ICD10 = H53.1 ICD9 = ICD9|368.13 Asthenopia (aesthenopia) or eye strain is an ophthalmological condition that manifests itself through nonspecific symptoms such as fatigue, red eyes, eye strain, pain in… …   Wikipedia

  • asthenopia — asthenopic /as theuh nop ik/, adj. /as theuh noh pee euh/, n. Ophthalm. a fatigue or tiring of the eyes, usually characterized by discomfort, dimness of vision, and headache, caused by overuse of the visual organs, dysfunction of the ocular… …   Universalium

  • asthenopia — noun An ophthalmological condition that manifests itself through nonspecific symptoms such as fatigue, red eyes, eye strain, pain in or around the eyes, blurred vision, headache and occasional double vision. Syn: eyestrain …   Wiktionary

  • asthenopia — Subjective symptoms of ocular fatigue, discomfort, lacrimation, and headaches arising from use of the eyes. SYN: eyestrain. [G. astheneia, weakness, + ops, eye] accommodative a. a. due to errors of refraction and excessive contraction of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • asthenopia — n. eye fatigue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • asthenopia — as·the·no·pia …   English syllables

  • asthenopia — n.; see eyestrain …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • asthenopia —   n. optical weakness, especially muscular.    ♦ asthenopic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • asthenopia — noun a tiredness of the eyes caused by prolonged close work by a person with an uncorrected vision problem • Syn: ↑eyestrain • Hypernyms: ↑fatigue, ↑weariness, ↑tiredness * * * asthenopic /as theuh nop ik/, adj …   Useful english dictionary

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