stigmatism

[ stig-muh-tiz-uh m ]
/ ˈstɪg məˌtɪz əm /

noun

Optics. the property of a lens that is stigmatic.
Pathology. a condition in which stigmata are present.

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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Medicine definitions for stigmatism

stigmatism
[ stĭgmə-tĭz′əm ]

n.

The condition of having stigmas.
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