[ sten-uh-pee-ik ]
/ ˌstɛn əˈpi ɪk /
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pertaining to or containing a narrow slit or minute opening: a stenopeic device to aid vision after eye surgery.
a device, as of wood, metal, or cardboard, with a narrow horizontal slit, worn over the eyes for protection against bright sunlight.
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Also sten·o·pae·ic, sten·o·pa·ic [sten-uh-pey-ik]. /ˌstɛn əˈpeɪ ɪk/.
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Medical definitions for stenopeic
[ stĕn′ə-pē′ĭk ]
Having a narrow opening or slit.
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