anisometropia

anisometropia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek anisometros of unequal measure (from anis- + metron measure) + New Latin -opia — more at measure Date: circa 1880 unequal refractive power in the two eyes • anisometropic adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Anisometropia — An i*so*me*tro pi*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? + ? measure + ?, ?, eye.] Unequal refractive power in the two eyes. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anisometropia — [an ī΄sō mə trō′pē ə] n. 〚 ANISO + METR(O) + OPIA〛 a condition of the eyes in which they have unequal refractive power anisometropic [an ī΄sōträp′ik] adj. * * * an·i·so·me·tro·pi·a (ăn ī sə mĭ trōʹpē ə) n …   Universalium

  • anisometropia — [an ī΄sō mə trō′pē ə] n. [ ANISO + METR(O) + OPIA] a condition of the eyes in which they have unequal refractive power anisometropic [an ī΄sōträp′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Anisometropia — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Anisometropia ICD10 = ICD10|H|52|3|h|49 ICD9 = ICD9|367.31 Anisometropia is the condition in which the two eyes have unequal refractive power; that is, are in different states of myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia… …   Wikipedia

  • Anisometropia — The condition in which the two eyes have an unequal refractive power. One eye may be myopic (nearsighted) and the other hyperopic (farsighted). Anisometropia is a serious concern in newborns and young children because it can lead to amblyopia… …   Medical dictionary

  • anisometropía — Eng. Anisometropia Desigualdad notable en el poder refractivo de ambos ojos. Heteroscopia. Antimetropía. Heterometropía. Asimetropía. Heteropsia …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • anisometropia — noun A condition in which the two eyes of an individual have different refractive power …   Wiktionary

  • anisometropía — ► femenino PATOLOGÍA Desigualdad del poder de refracción de ambos ojos …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • anisometropia — n. defect causing one eye to refract light differently than the other …   English contemporary dictionary

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