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anopia

(ænˈəʊpɪə)
n
the inability to see; sightlessness
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Noun1.anopia - sightlessness (especially because of a structural defect in or the absence of an eye)anopia - sightlessness (especially because of a structural defect in or the absence of an eye)
blindness, cecity, sightlessness - the state of being blind or lacking sight
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Abnormalities found exclusive to experimental groups are as follows: Craniostenosis, short snout, anophthalmia, microphthalmia, exophthalmia, palpabral coloboma, kyphosis, lordosis, spina bifida, prognathia, scoliosis, limb malrotation and deformation, clinodactyly, ectrodactyly, apodia, ankylodactyly, fused digits, flexed paw and hooked tail, at 44g/g B.
20] Kiley et al and Konstantinova have reported associated anomalies like tracheo-oesophageal fistula, cleft lip, anencephaly, anophthalmia and exophthalmos.
The morphological observations of fetuses showed anomalies like open eye lid, distorted body axis, kyphosis, skin hemorrhage, drooping wrist, microphthalmia, low set arm, kinky tail, exencephaly anophthalmia, maxillary macrognathia, microcephaly, clubbed foot and microtia.
Records indicated that he had bilateral anophthalmia with no light perception.
Tests revealed he had no eyeballs - a condition called anophthalmia that affects just a handful of children every year in the UK.
These visual impairment disorders include retinitis pigmentosa, keratoconus, cataract, nystagmus, astigmatism, glaucoma, microphthalmia, anophthalmia, strabismus and myopia.
Learning disability multiple disabilities) Visual diagnosis Bilateral anophthalmia Optic nerve hypoplasia Visual acuity No light perception No light perception (O.
Fourteen different anomalies were recorded, of which agnathia, microcepahaly, microphthalmia, anophthalmia, short neck and omphalocelle showed gradual increase in the percentage anomalies with the treatment of low to higher concentration of insecticide and observed with all applied concentrations.
Anophthalmia and microphthalmia have been reported in rats exposed during organogenesis to verteporfin at 40 times the dose used in humans.
Other ocular diseases, such as Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy or anophthalmia, are classified as rare, and as such are not as attractive for research and development funding as many of the more common diseases.