anisometropia

/ (ænˌaɪsəʊməˈtrəʊpɪə, ˌænaɪ-) /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. anisomastia,
  2. anisomelia,
  3. anisomeric,
  4. anisomerous,
  5. anisometric,
  6. anisomorphic,
  7. anisophyllous,
  8. anisopiesis,
  9. anisopteran,
  10. anisosphygmia

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Medicine 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.
Related formsan•i′so•me•tropic (-trŏpĭk, -trōpĭk) adj.


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