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stigmatism

[ stig-muh-tiz-uhm ]
/ ˈstɪg məˌtɪz əm /
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noun
Optics. the property of a lens that is stigmatic.
Pathology. a condition in which stigmata are present.
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Origin of stigmatism

1655–65; stigmat- (see stigmatic) + -ism

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British Dictionary definitions for stigmatism

stigmatism
/ (ˈstɪɡməˌtɪzəm) /

noun
physics the state or condition of being anastigmatic
pathol the condition resulting from or characterized by stigmata
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