Definition of Hypermetropic

1. Adjective. Abnormal ability to focus of distant objects.

Exact synonyms: Hyperopic
Category relationships: Ophthalmology
Similar to: Farsighted, Presbyopic
Derivative terms: Hypermetropia, Hypermetropy, Hyperopia



Definition of Hypermetropic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypermetropic

hypermetamorphosis
hypermeter
hypermeters
hypermethioninaemia
hypermethioninaemias
hypermethioninemia
hypermethioninemias
hypermethylated
hypermethylation
hypermetria
hypermetric
hypermetrical
hypermetrope
hypermetropia
hypermetropias
hypermetropic (current term)
hypermetropy
hypermiler
hypermilers
hypermiling
hypermilitarized
hypermnesia
hypermnesias
hypermnesic
hypermnestic
hypermobile
hypermobilities
hypermobility
hypermobility syndrome
hypermodern

Literary usage of Hypermetropic

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1. The Refraction of the Eye: Including a Complete Treatise on Opthalmometry by Achilles Edward Davis (1900)
"These points once obtained, the character of the error of refraction, if hypermetropic or myopic, is, in the great majority of cases, easily found out with ..."

2. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"... These three diagrams show the situation of the image in a normal eye, in the myopic or short-sighted eye, and in the hypermetropic or long-sighted eye. ..."

3. Eye studies; a series of lessons on vision and visual tests by J. Milton Johnston (1892)
"hypermetropic Astigmatism.—If the astigmatic meridian is hypermetropic we ... And it is simple hypermetropic astigmatism, provided the other meridians are ..."

4. Hygiene of the Eye by William Campbell Posey (1918)
"10), in which rays of light entering the eye from a distance are brought to a focus exactly on the retina. By Hie hypermetropic or far- sighted eye (Fig. ..."

5. Diseases and Injuries of the Eye: Their Medical and Surgical Treatment by George Lawson (1885)
"Peculiarities of the hypermetropic Eye.—It.is smaller in all its dimensions than the emmetropic eye, but especially in the antero-posterior diameter, ..."

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