Amblyopia Definition

ămblē-ōpē-ə
noun
A loss in sharpness of vision, esp. when not traceable to any intrinsic eye disease.
Webster's New World
Dimness of vision, especially when occurring in one eye without apparent physical defect or disease.
American Heritage Medicine

Dimness or blurring of the eyesight due to a fault in transmission of signals to the brain from an otherwise healthy eye.

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Other Word Forms of Amblyopia

Noun

Singular:
amblyopia
Plural:
amblyopias

Origin of Amblyopia

  • New Latin amblyōpia from Greek ambluōpiā from ambluōpos dim-sighted amblus dim mel-1 in Indo-European roots ōps ōp- eye myopia

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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