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toric

[tawr-ik, tor-] /ˈtɔr ɪk, ˈtɒr-/
adjective
1.
noting or pertaining to a lens with a surface forming a portion of a torus, used for eyeglasses and contact lenses that correct astigmatism.
2.
a toric contact lens.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; tor(us) + -ic
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  • Evaluate the short-term corneal response of oxygen deprivation when using toric contact lenses.
British Dictionary definitions for toric

toric

/ˈtɒrɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or having the form of a torus
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Word Origin and History for toric
adj.

1890, Latin torus (see torus) + -ic.

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