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cecity

(ˈsiːsɪtɪ)
n
(Pathology) a rare word for blindness. See blindness
[C16: from Latin caecitās, from caecus blind]

ce•ci•ty

(ˈsi sɪ ti)
n.
blindness.
[1525-30; < Latin caecitās, equiv. to caecus blind + -ity]

cecity

blindness.
See also: Blindness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cecity - the state of being blind or lacking sightcecity - the state of being blind or lacking sight
legal blindness - vision that is 20/200 or worse in both eyes (20/200 vision is the ability to see at 20 feet what a normal eye can see at 200 feet)
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
anopia - sightlessness (especially because of a structural defect in or the absence of an eye)
snowblindness, snow-blindness - temporary blindness caused by exposure to sunlight reflected from snow or ice
eyelessness - blindness due to loss of the eyes
figural blindness - inability to see shapes and contours
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A joint venture of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance and CECity, PQS said that, using EQuIPP, Kmart pharmacies can monitor their performance on an array of quality measures emphasized by health plans.
The collaboration will integrate Premiers CECity quality improvement analytics platform, the measure set, as well as interventions for improvement such as virtual collaboration community tools and performance reports, into a cloud-based application to be automated and tested within volunteer Premier member health systems.
The term amblyopia derives from the Greek word amblys, which means weak, dull, and ops, which means vision, and the term cecity from the Latin word caecitas, meaning blindness.
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It was reported yesterday that CECity and the Pennsylvania Collaborative, a strategic consortium that includes Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Rite Aid Corporation, the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, Gateway Health Plan, and the University of Pittsburgh-School of Pharmacy, have received URAC's prestigious Gold Award for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection.
Close them, close them," the first words uttered after the film's prologue, is one of Martel's many admonitions about looking, about eyes, sight, and cecity.
69-70) I confess that felicity Is found only in innocence, And in the light of their knowledge, Learning, truly, is cecity.
CECity provides healthcare information technology platforms that link job performance improvement, lifelong learning, and quality reporting to drive high-quality clinical outcomes and patient care.
EQuIPP was developed by PQS, a joint venture of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) and CECity.
When a physician selects the activity, he or she is taken to an independent CECity powered site to access and complete the course.
PQS is a joint venture of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) and CECity.