amblyopia

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am·bly·o·pi·a

 (ăm′blē-ō′pē-ə)
n.
Dimness of vision, especially when occurring in one eye without apparent physical defect or disease. Also called lazy eye.

[New Latin amblyōpia, from Greek ambluōpiā, from ambluōpos, dim-sighted : amblus, dim; see mel- in Indo-European roots + ōps, ōp-, eye; see myopia.]

am′bly·o′pic (-ō′pĭk, -ŏp′ĭk) adj.
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amblyopia

(ˌæmblɪˈəʊpɪə)
n
(Medicine) impaired vision with no discernible damage to the eye or optic nerve
[C18: New Latin, from Greek ambluōpia, from amblus dull, dim + ōps eye]
amblyopic adj
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am•bly•o•pi•a

(ˌæm bliˈoʊ pi ə)

n.
dimness of sight without apparent organic defect.
[1700–10; < New Latin < Greek amblyōpía=amblý(s) dull + -ōpiā -opia]
am`bly•op′ic (-ˈɒp ɪk) adj.
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amblyopia, amblyopy

obscurity of vision, occurring without any organic change in the eyes; the first stage of amaurosis. — amblyopic, adj.
See also: Blindness
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amblyopia - visual impairment without apparent organic pathology
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
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am·bly·o·pi·a

n. ambliopía, visión reducida.
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amblyopia

n ambliopía, ojo perezoso or vago (fam), disminución f de la agudeza visual sin lesión orgánica del ojo
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The patients were classified into different types of amblyopia like anisometropic, strabismic, sensory deprivation and meridional amblyopia. Stratification was done according to age, gender and type of amblyopia by using SPSS version 21.
Meridional amblyopia is caused by high astigmatism in one or both eyes.