Definition of Isometropia

1. Noun. Equality of refractive power in the two eyes.

Generic synonyms: Eye Condition



Definition of Isometropia

1. Noun. (medicine) The normal condition of having equal refractive power in each eye ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Isometropia

1. Equality in refraction in the two eyes. Origin: iso-+ G. Metron, measure, + ops (op-), eye (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isometropia

isometric exercise
isometric line
isometric period of cardiac cycle
isometric perspective
isometric relaxation
isometric relaxation period
isometric ruler
isometric space
isometric spaces
isometric tension
isometric traction
isometrical
isometrically
isometrics
isometries
isometropia (current term)
isometropias
isometry
isomonodromic
isomonodromy
isomorph
isomorphic
isomorphic response
isomorphically
isomorphism
isomorphisms
isomorphous
isomorphous gliosis
isomorphs
isomorphy

Literary usage of Isometropia

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1. Squint: Its Causes, Pathology and Treatment by Claud Alley Worth (1903)
"140 141 Astigmatism exceeding cr5 D 89 88 A comparison of the refraction of the two eyes in each of the 229 alternating cases shows :— isometropia . ..."

2. The Eye and Nervous System: Their Diagnostic Relations by William Campbell Posey, William Gibson Spiller (1906)
"The ideal condition is evidently that in which the refraction is alike in the two eyes ; this is called isometropia. But more commonly an absolute ..."

3. Annals of Ophthalmology (1916)
"These complaints do not arise in uncorrected anisometropia, and usually not in fully corrected isometropia. 4. The eye muscles can accustom themselves to ..."

4. A Text book of ophthalmology by John Westley Wright (1896)
"Ophthalmia resulting from the suppression of urine. isometropia (ey'-so-me-tro-pe'-ah). The state in which both eyes are alike in their refraction. ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on Diseases of the Eye by Robert Brudenell Carter, John Green (1876)
"... As everything must have a name, and as there is a certain reasonableness in describing as "isometropia" the state in which both long shape. ..."

6. Squint: Its Causes, Pathology and Treatment by Claud Alley Worth (1903)
"140 141 Astigmatism exceeding cr5 D 89 88 A comparison of the refraction of the two eyes in each of the 229 alternating cases shows :— isometropia . ..."

7. The Eye and Nervous System: Their Diagnostic Relations by William Campbell Posey, William Gibson Spiller (1906)
"The ideal condition is evidently that in which the refraction is alike in the two eyes ; this is called isometropia. But more commonly an absolute ..."

8. Annals of Ophthalmology (1916)
"These complaints do not arise in uncorrected anisometropia, and usually not in fully corrected isometropia. 4. The eye muscles can accustom themselves to ..."

9. A Text book of ophthalmology by John Westley Wright (1896)
"Ophthalmia resulting from the suppression of urine. isometropia (ey'-so-me-tro-pe'-ah). The state in which both eyes are alike in their refraction. ..."

10. A Practical Treatise on Diseases of the Eye by Robert Brudenell Carter, John Green (1876)
"... As everything must have a name, and as there is a certain reasonableness in describing as "isometropia" the state in which both long shape. ..."

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