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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.
(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]
am•bly•o•pi•a(ˌæm bliˈoʊ pi ə)
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.
obscurity of vision, occurring without any organic change in the eyes; the first stage of amaurosis. — amblyopic, adj.See also: Blindness