Origin of acuityFrench acuité from Medieval Latin acuitas from Classical Latin acus, needle: see acerose
The definition of acuity is seeing or understanding things clearly.
20/20 vision is an example of normal visual acuity.
Acuteness of vision or perception; keenness.
Origin of acuityMiddle English acuite from Old French ultimately from Latin acūtus sharp ; see acute .
From Middle French acuité, from Medieval Latin acuitas, irreg., from Latin acuō (“sharpen”).
- They frequently have poor visual acuity and are extremely sensitive to light (photophobia), which causes them to squint in ordinary light.
- But when a head tilt or head turn accompanies nystagmus, surgery to correct a muscle imbalance may improve nystagmus and visual acuity.
- You may not know what many of these features entail, but be assured, the detailed specifications above are what contributes to your vision acuity, even in the brightest of sunlight, and the dependability of the frames.
- People who exercise regularly report lower stress levels, better concentration, improved mental acuity and some studies are beginning to point toward exercise as a way to keeping the mind sharp as you age.
- It consists of several comprehensive and in-depth assessments of mental status, cranial nerves, motor abilities, reflexes, sensory acuity, and posture and walking (gait) abilities.