Ametropic
Ametropia Am`e*tro"pi*a, n. [Gr. ? irregular + ?, ?, eye.] (Med.) a visual impairment resulting from faulty refraction of light rays in the eye. Subtypes include {myopia} {astigmatism} and {hyperopia}. -- {Am`e*trop"ic}, a. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • ametropic — adj. 1. of or pertaining to ametropia. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ametropic — adjective see ametropia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ametropic — See ametropia. * * * …   Universalium

  • ametropic — Relating to, or suffering from, ametropia …   Medical dictionary

  • ametropic — adj. pertaining to ametropia (inability of the eye to bring images into focus) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ametropic — am·e·tro·pic …   English syllables

  • ametropic — adjective of or relating to an abnormal condition of the eye in which visual images are not in focus on the retina • Ant: ↑emmetropic • Derivationally related forms: ↑ametropia …   Useful english dictionary

  • ametropic amblyopia — amblyopia with a high refractive error in both eyes …   Medical dictionary

  • ametropia — ametropic /am i trop ik, troh pik/, adj. /am i troh pee euh/, n. Ophthalm. faulty refraction of light rays by the eye, as in astigmatism or myopia. [1875 80; < Gk ámetr(os) unmeasured (a A 6 + métr(on) measure + os adj. suffix) + OPIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • ametrope — ˈaməˌtrōp noun ( s) Etymology: back formation from ametropic : an ametropic person …   Useful english dictionary

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