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 (prĕz′bē-ō′pē-ə, prĕs′-)
Inability of the eye to focus sharply on nearby objects, resulting from loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens with advancing age.

[New Latin : Greek presbus, old man; see per in Indo-European roots + -opia.]

pres′by·op′ic (-ŏp′ĭk, -ō′pĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.presbyopic - able to see distant objects clearly


adj présbita or présbite
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