Presbyopia Definition

prĕzbē-ōpē-ə, prĕs-
A form of farsightedness occurring after middle age, caused by a diminished elasticity of the crystalline lens.
Webster's New World

Origin of Presbyopia

  • From New Latin, from Ancient Greek πρέσβυς (presbys, “old man"), and New Latin -opia (“vision problem"), from Ancient Greek ὤψ (ōps, “eye").

    From Wiktionary

  • New Latin Greek presbus old man per1 in Indo-European roots –opia

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

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