Definition of Ametropic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to an abnormal condition of the eye in which visual images are not in focus on the retina.

Derivative terms: Ametropia
Antonyms: Emmetropic



Definition of Ametropic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Ametropic

1. Relating to, or suffering from, ametropia. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ametropic

ametabolous
amethocaine
amethodist
amethodists
amethopterin
amethyst
amethystine
amethystine python
amethysts
ametrine
ametrines
ametriodinic acid
ametropia
ametropias
ametropic (current term)
amfebutamone
amfecloral
amfenac
amfepentorex
amfepramone
amfetamine
amfetamines
amfonelic acid
amharic
amia
amiabilities
amiability
amiable
amiableness

Literary usage of Ametropic

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1. Refraction and how to refract by James Thorington (1900)
"(spoken of as ametropic). The M retinal images in H\ \ \ such eyes will be smaller in the former and larger in the latter. (See Fig..) FIG.. Accommodation. ..."

2. Eye studies; a series of lessons on vision and visual tests by J. Milton Johnston (1892)
"ametropic Vision.—Having considered various features of emmetropic vision or normal sight, we now pass to the consideration of ..."

3. The Commoner Diseases of the Eye: How to Detect and how to Treat Them by Casey Albert Wood, Thomas Adams Woodruff (1907)
"The abnormal or ametropic eye.—The differences between these lie mainly in their shape and size.—How the eye focuses or accommodates. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Diseases of the Eye by John Soelberg Wells (1883)
"the ere be normal, and the refraction hence emmetropic, the point of light will remain stationary ; should the eye be ametropic, the light will move with ..."

5. Diseases of the eye: A Handbook of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1916)
"The eye may be ametropic in all meridians, but in some H. and in others M.' (H. and M.). It is convenient to designate the different parts of the eye by ..."

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