Oxyopia
Oxyopia Ox`y*o"pi*a, Oxyopy Ox"y*o`py, n. [NL. oxyopia, from Gr. 'oxy`s sharp + ??? sight.] (Med.) Excessive acuteness of sight. [1913 Webster]

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  • oxyopia — oxy·opia (ok″se oґpe ə) [oxy + opia] acuteness of vision; called also oxyblepsia …   Medical dictionary

  • oxyopia — oxy·opia …   English syllables

  • oxyopia —   n. abnormal keen sightedness.    ♦ oxyosphresia, n. extreme sensitivity of smell sense.    ♦ oxyphonia, n. shrillness of voice.    ♦ oxyrhinch, a. sharp nosed.    ♦ oxytocia,   n. quickness of child birth.    ♦ oxytocic, a. hastening childbirth …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • oxyopia — noun unusually acute vision • Hypernyms: ↑acuity, ↑visual acuity, ↑sharp sightedness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oxyopy — Oxyopia Ox y*o pi*a, Oxyopy Ox y*o py, n. [NL. oxyopia, from Gr. oxy s sharp + ??? sight.] (Med.) Excessive acuteness of sight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oxyblepsia — oxy·blep·sia (ok″se blepґse ə) [oxy + Gr. blepsis vision + ia] oxyopia …   Medical dictionary

  • sharp-sightedness — noun 1. sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart) • Syn: ↑acuity, ↑visual acuity • Derivationally related forms: ↑sharp sighted • Hypernyms: ↑sight, ↑vision, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • visual acuity — noun sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart) • Syn: ↑acuity, ↑sharp sightedness • Derivationally related forms: ↑sharp sighted (for: ↑sharp sightedness) …   Useful english dictionary

  • oxyopy — noun see oxyopia …   Useful english dictionary

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