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Saturday, February 14, 2009

Definitions for myopia

  1. an abnormal eye condition in which only closeup objects are seen clearly; nearsightedness
  2. shortsightedness; lack of foresight

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Citations for myopia
She wears contact lenses for myopia. ,
His myopia left him without supplies after the storm. ,
Origin of myopia
1685-1695
by 1727, medical Latin, from Late Greek myopia, from myops "near-sighted," from myein "to shut" + ops "eye"