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am·e·tro·pi·a

 (ăm′ĭ-trō′pē-ə)
n.
An eye abnormality, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, resulting from faulty refractive ability of the eye.

[Greek ametros, without measure (a-, without; see a-1 + metron, measure; see meter1) + -opia.]

am′e·trop′ic (-trŏp′ĭk, -trō′pĭk) adj.
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ametropic

(ˌæmɪˈtrɒpɪk)
adj
relating to ametropia
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Adj.1.ametropic - of or relating to an abnormal condition of the eye in which visual images are not in focus on the retinaametropic - of or relating to an abnormal condition of the eye in which visual images are not in focus on the retina
emmetropic - of or relating to the normal condition of the eye in which visual images are in clear focus on the retina
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