Myopic astigmatism
Myopic My*op"ic, a. Pertaining to, or affected with, or characterized by, myopia; nearsighted. [1913 Webster]

{Myopic astigmatism}, a condition in which the eye is affected with myopia in one meridian only. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • myopic astigmatism compound — astigmatism in which all meridians are myopic, both principal meridians having their foci in front of the retina; vertical lines are usually more distinct …   Medical dictionary

  • myopic astigmatism simple — astigmatism in which the focus of one meridian is situated on the retina, while that of the other lies in front of the retina; vertical lines appear distinct …   Medical dictionary

  • Myopic — My*op ic, a. Pertaining to, or affected with, or characterized by, myopia; nearsighted. [1913 Webster] {Myopic astigmatism}, a condition in which the eye is affected with myopia in one meridian only. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • mixed astigmatism — astigmatism in which one principal meridian is myopic and the other hyperopic …   Medical dictionary

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  • Астигматизм (медицина) — МКБ 10 H52.252.2 МКБ 9 367.2367.2 У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Астигматизм …   Википедия

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