farsightedness


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far·sight·ed·ness

 (fär′sī′tĭd-nĭs)
n.

far·sight·ed·ness

(fär′sī′tĭd-nĭs)
The ability to see distant objects better than objects at close range. It is caused by the eye focusing incoming light behind the retina rather than directly on it. Also called hyperopia. Compare nearsightedness.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.farsightedness - a reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45
hypermetropia, hypermetropy, hyperopia, longsightedness, farsightedness - abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
2.farsightedness - abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
ametropia - (ophthalmology) faulty refraction of light rays in the eye as in astigmatism or myopia
farsightedness, presbyopia - a reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45
3.farsightedness - seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing
knowing - a clear and certain mental apprehension

farsightedness

or far-sightedness
noun
Unusual or creative discernment or perception:
Translations
előrelátástávollátás

far·sight·ed·ness

n. presbiopía, hiperopía, hipermetropía, defecto visual en el cual los rayos de luz hacen foco detrás de la retina y los objetos lejanos se ven mejor que los que están a corta distancia.

farsightedness

n hipermetropía (form), dificultad f para ver los objetos cercanos
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