Definition of Accommodative

1. Adjective. Helpful in bringing about a harmonious adaptation. "Made a special effort to be accommodating"

Exact synonyms: Accommodating
Similar to: Complaisant, Obliging
Also: Good-natured, Helpful, Kind
Antonyms: Unaccommodating
Derivative terms: Accommodate

2. Adjective. Willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement.
Exact synonyms: Cooperative
Similar to: Noncompetitive
Derivative terms: Accommodate, Cooperativeness

3. Adjective. Tending to reconcile or accommodate; bringing into harmony.
Exact synonyms: Reconciling
Similar to: Adaptative, Adaptive

Definition of Accommodative

1. Adjective. Supplying with or obliging; accommodating. ¹

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Definition of Accommodative

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Accommodative

1. Relating to accommodation. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Accommodative

accommodation ladder
accommodation ladders
accommodation of eye
accommodation of nerve
accommodation on arrival
accommodation paper
accommodation papers
accommodation reflex
accommodation train
accommodation trains
accommodative (current term)
accommodative asthenopia
accommodative convergence
accommodative convergence-accommodation ratio
accommodative strabismus

Literary usage of Accommodative

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"accommodative Changes in Man.—HESS (Archiv f. ... This is the first instance in which the accommodative changes of the human lens were observed under ..."

2. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1893)
"For one, I am strongly disposed to think that such is the case, for my experience has convinced me that, beside the failure of accommodative power due to ..."

3. How to Take Care of Our Eyes: With Advice to Parents and Teachers in Regard by Henry Clay Angell (1891)
"Notice that the lens (L) is more full in Figure D than in Figure C. If we look at distant objects the muscle relaxes, because the use of the accommodative ..."

4. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1874)
"... of accommodative power, the tests ap- At the request of Bonders, Mr Coert examined a number of patients (from whom the lens had been removed) with ..."

5. Ophthalmology and Ophthalmoscopy: For Practitioners and Students of Medicine by Hermann Schmidt-Rimpler, Daniel Bennett St. John Roosa (1889)
"Abnormal accommodative Tension. We have to deal here with a contraction of the ciliary muscle, which results in an approximation of the far-point. ..."

6. A Handbook of the diseases of the eye and their treatment by Henry Rosborough Swanzy (1897)
"Such a patient is almost certain to complain also of accommodative asthenopia ; while many patients will be met with who complain of the latter, ..."

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