Amaurotic

amaurosis

[am-aw-roh-sis]
noun
partial or total loss of sight, especially in the absence of a gross lesion or injury.

Origin:
1650–60; < Greek: darkening, hindrance to sight, equivalent to amaur(ós) dim, dark + -ōsis -osis

amaurotic [am-aw-rot-ik] , adjective
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amaurosis (ˌæmɔːˈrəʊsɪs)
 
n
pathol blindness, esp when occurring without observable damage to the eye
 
[C17: via New Latin from Greek: darkening, from amauroun to dim, darken]
 
amaurotic
 
adj

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amaurosis am·au·ro·sis (ām'ô-rō'sĭs)
n.
Blindness, especially without apparent change in the eye, as from a cortical lesion.


am'au·rot'ic (-rŏt'ĭk) adj.
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