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am·au·ro·sis

 (ăm′ô-rō′sĭs)
n.
Total loss of vision, especially when occurring without pathological changes to the eye.

[Greek amaurōsis, from amauroun, to make dim, from amauros, dark.]

am′au·rot′ic (-rŏt′ĭk) adj.

amaurosis

(ˌæmɔːˈrəʊsɪs)
n
(Medicine) pathol blindness, esp when occurring without observable damage to the eye
[C17: via New Latin from Greek: darkening, from amauroun to dim, darken]
amaurotic adj

am•au•ro•sis

(ˌæm ɔˈroʊ sɪs)

n.
partial or total loss of sight, esp. in the absence of a gross lesion or injury.
[1650–60; < Greek: darkening, hindrance to sight]
am`au•rot′ic (-ˈrɒt ɪk) adj.

amaurosis

a condition of partial or total blindness, caused by a disease of the optie nerve. — amaurotic, adj.
See also: Blindness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amaurosis - partial or total loss of sight without pathology of the eyeamaurosis - partial or total loss of sight without pathology of the eye; caused by disease of optic nerve or retina or brain
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
Translations
Amaurose