[ am-blee-oh-pee-uh ]
/ ˌæm bliˈoʊ pi ə /
dimness of sight, without apparent organic defect.
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Origin of amblyopia
1700–10; <New Latin <Greek amblyōpía,
equivalent to amblý
) dull + -ōpiā-opia
OTHER WORDS FROM amblyopiaam·bly·op·ic [am-blee-op-ik], /ˌæm bliˈɒp ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby amblyopia
, Amboina wood
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Example sentences from the Web for amblyopia
Leber has recently joined those cases which are described as blindness through blepharospasm, to amblyopia from disuse.
After this digression let us turn again to amblyopia from disuse, and to the last trump which is played for it.
The occurrence of amblyopia as a result of non-use has been deductively constructed and is not inductively proved by observation.
There is thus caused a symmetrical weakening of vision (amblyopia) in the opposite fields.
impaired vision with no discernible damage to the eye or optic nerve
Derived forms of amblyopiaamblyopic (ˌæmblɪˈɒpɪk), adjective
Word Origin for amblyopia
C18: New Latin, from Greek ambluōpia, from amblus dull, dim + ōps eye
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Dimness of vision, especially when occurring in one eye without apparent physical defect or disease.lazy eye
Other words from amblyopiaam′bly•o′pic (-ō′pĭk, -ŏp′ĭk) adj.
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