Origin of amblyopia
Examples from the Web for amblyopia
After this digression let us turn again to amblyopia from disuse, and to the last trump which is played for it.
Amblyopia and some loss of hearing also occurred, as well as mental failure.
There is thus caused a symmetrical weakening of vision (amblyopia) in the opposite fields.
Leber has recently joined those cases which are described as blindness through blepharospasm, to amblyopia from disuse.
The occurrence of amblyopia as a result of non-use has been deductively constructed and is not inductively proved by observation.
Word Origin for amblyopia
1706, "weakening of the eyesight," medical Latin, from Greek amblyopia "dim-sightedness," noun of action from amblys "dulled, blunt" + ops "eye" (see eye (n.)). Related: Amblyopic.