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British Dictionary definitions for anisometropia

anisometropia

noun
  1. an imbalance in the power of the two eyes to refract light
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  • No anisometropia worth mentioning was present in any of these cases.

    Schweigger on Squint

    C. Schweigger


anisometropia in Medicine

anisometropia

(ăn-ī′sə-mĭ-trōpē-ə)
n.
  1. A condition in which the refractive power of one eye differs from that of the other.
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Related formsan•i′so•me•tropic (-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk) adj.
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