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 .