amblyopic

amblyopia

[am-blee-oh-pee-uh]
noun Ophthalmology.
dimness of sight, without apparent organic defect.

Origin:
1700–10; < Neo-Latin < Greek amblyōpía, equivalent to amblý(s) dull + -ōpiā -opia

amblyopic [am-blee-op-ik] , adjective
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amblyopia (ˌæmblɪˈəʊpɪə)
 
n
impaired vision with no discernible damage to the eye or optic nerve
 
[C18: New Latin, from Greek ambluōpia, from amblus dull, dim + ōps eye]
 
amblyopic
 
adj

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amblyopia
1706, "weakening of the eyesight," medical L., from Gk. amblyopia "dim-sightedness," noun of action from amblys "dulled, blunt" + ops "eye."
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amblyopia am·bly·o·pi·a (ām'blē-ō'pē-ə)
n.
Dimness of vision, especially when occurring in one eye without apparent physical defect or disease.


am'bly·o'pic (-ō'pĭk, -ŏp'ĭk) adj.
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