Definition of Anorthopia

1. Noun. Distorted vision in which straight lines appear curved.




Definition of Anorthopia

1. n. Distorted vision, in which straight lines appear bent.

Definition of Anorthopia

1. Noun. (medicine) A defect of vision in which straight lines appear to be curved ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anorthopia

anorexies
anorexigenic
anorexigenics
anorexy
anormal
anorthic
anorthite
anorthites
anorthitic
anorthoclase
anorthoclases
anorthography
anorthominasragrite
anorthopia (current term)
anorthopias
anorthoscope
anorthoscopes
anorthoscopic
anorthoscopic-perception
anorthoscopic perception
anorthosite
anorthosites
anorthositic
anoscope
anoscopy
anosigmoidoscopy
anosmatic
anosmia

Literary usage of Anorthopia

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1. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"Many of the traits and Symptoms studied in abnormal psychology can be characterized as mental anomalies. (JJ) anorthopia [Gr. a + ..."

2. A Text book of ophthalmology by John Westley Wright (1896)
"anorthopia (an-or-tho'-pe-ah). A natural defect of sight in which one is unable to detect a want of symmetry. ANTERIOR CHAMBER (an-te'-re-or cham'-ber). ..."

3. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1920)
"ADO rectal, a-no-rek?'~tal. Relating to the anus and rectum. Anorexia, an-or-eksf-e-ah. An absence or a loss of the appetite. anorthopia, an-or-thrf-pe-ah. ..."

4. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"... point is above the radius fixus, the latter being horizontal Anormal (o-ndr'mpl). See ABNORMAL. anorthopia ..."

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