a loss in sharpness of vision, esp. when not traceable to any intrinsic eye disease
Origin of amblyopiaModern Latin ; from Classical Greek amblys, dull + -opia
Dimness of vision, especially when occurring in one eye without apparent physical defect or disease. Also called lazy eye.
Origin of amblyopiaNew Latin ambly&omacron;pia, from Greek amblu&omacron;pi&amacron;, from amblu&omacron;pos, dim-sighted : amblus, dim; see mel-1 in Indo-European roots + &omacron;ps, &omacron;p-, eye; see myopia.