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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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|Adj.||1.||ametropic - 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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