amblyopia[am′blē ō′pē ə]
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 amblyōpia, from Greek ambluōpiā, from ambluōpos, dim-sighted : amblus, dim; see mel-1 in Indo-European roots + ōps, ōp-, eye; see myopia.