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Definition of the noun ametropia
What does ametropia mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: ametropias
- (ophthalmology) faulty refraction of light rays in the eye as in astigmatism or myopia
- domain: ophthalmology
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- more generic terms: vision defect / visual defect / visual disorder / visual impairment = impairment of the sense of sight
- more specific words:
- shortsightedness / nearsightedness / myopia = eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability
- astigmatism / astigmia = impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea
- longsightedness / farsightedness / hypermetropia / hypermetropy / hyperopia = abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
Alternative definition of the noun ametropia
- [medicine] Any of several disorders of the eye (spherical or cylindrical) resulting from faulty refractive ability.
Ametropia: An optical condition in the eye where there is an error of refraction of light rays on the retina.
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Manual of ophthalmology (1917)
Axial ametropia is the condition in which the dioptric apparatus refracts equally in all meridians, but the retina of the...
Axial ametropia means that the refractive error or condition of the eye is measured on its anM tero-posterior length or axis.
Therapies and Further Prospects by Alain-Nicolas Gilg
An ametropia is a refractive dysfunction, generally non-pathological one. The optical image of a far object, when the accommodation is relaxed, does not appear on the retina (See also Fig. 1.7). We distinguish the spherical ametropias from the ...
Nature Cure in Eye Care (2006)
by Kailash Baviskar
Ametropia is an abnormal refractive condition of the eye. Majority of the errors of refraction are due to changes in the length of the eye ball introduces 3 diopters of refractive error. The refractive errors of the eye are usually consistent in nature, ...
by Harold A Stein, Raymond M Stein
Ametropia is the measurement of an abnormal eye. Hyperopia (hyper, “beyond,” opia, “eye”) refers to a far-sighted eye ...
by Bharat Bhushan
Ametropia is a deviation from emmetropia, with light rays focused either in front of or behind the macula (myopia and hyperopia, respectively) . Contact lenses are the most popular form of nonsurgical refractive correction. However, the ...
by Howard Forde Hansell, James H. Bell
Ametropia is a generic term used to express variations Fig. 28. Condition of Refraction in the Normal Eye During Accommodation. from the normal refraction, and has no reference to the kind or degree of refractive error. An ametropic eye may ...
by Casey Albert Wood
If we assume that the error of refraction is entirely due to differences in length, axial ametropia, the retinal images would be unaffected in size by correcting glasses at 13 mm. from the eye. On the other hand, if all the eyes were of the same ...
Designed to Give, in Complete and Accurate Statement, and in the Readiest Form for Popular Use, the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Etymology of All the Words and Terms Used in the Ophthalmic Sciences by Robert H. Knowles, Rollin Henry Knowles
Ametropia (ah-met-ro' -pe-ah). [ Greek ...
by Robert Barry, Alastair Denniston
ametropia. The presence of *refractive error, resulting in the failure of the eye to focus light from an object onto the retina to form a clear image. It is a common cause of reduced visual acuity, and can be divided into *myopia, *hypermetropia, ...
Concise Medical Dictionary (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin
ametropia. n. any abnormality of *refraction of the eye, resulting in blurring of the image formed on the retina. See ASTIGMATISM, HYPERMETROPIA, MYOPIA. Compare EMMETROPIA.
Black's Medical Dictionary (2009)
by Harvey Marcovitch
Ametropia. see REFRACTION. Amikacin. One ofthe AMINOGLYCOSIDES, amikacin is a semi-synthetic derivativeof KANAMYCIN, which isusedtotreat infections caused by micro-organisms resistant to GENTAMICIN and TOBRAMYCIN.
Pocket Medical Dictionary (1999)
by B. Jain Publishers Staff
An instrument for measuring ametropia. Ametropia, ah-met-ro'-pe-ah. Abnormal refraction of the eye. Ametropic, ah-met- rop"-ik.
by Jill Sardegna, Susan Shelly, Scott Steidl
ametropia The act was intended to make all areas—includ- ing the workplace, recreational facilities, restaurants, places of worship, schools, and so forth — accessible to those with any kind of disability, including blindness or vision ...
Including All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions-- by George Milbry Gould
Ametropia exists when an imperfect image is formed upon the retina, due to defective refractive power of the media, or to abnormalities of form of the eye. In myopia the antero posterior diameter is too great, or the power of the refractive media ...
ametropia due to lengthening of the eyeball on the optic axis. ametropic ...
by Stanley Jablonski
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The Dictionary of Psychology (2016)
by Ray Corsini
ametropia (F. C. Donders) 1. A general term embracing any sort of regular refractive defect in the eye. 2.
Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical, Pharmaceutical, Dental, and Veterinary Terms by Alexander Duane
AMETROPIA 24 AMCEBA 25 the fetus and lining the umbilical cord. ALVERGNIAT lungs, an air-cell. A. of the stomach, one of the honeycomb-like depressions of which the mucous membrane of the stomach is made up. Alvergniat's pump ...
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