anisometropia

/ (ænˌaɪsəʊməˈtrəʊpɪə, ˌænaɪ-) /

noun

an imbalance in the power of the two eyes to refract light

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Medical definitions for anisometropia

anisometropia
[ ăn-ī′sə-mĭ-trōpē-ə ]

n.

A condition in which the refractive power of one eye differs from that of the other.

Other words from anisometropia

an•i′so•me•tropic (-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk) adj.
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