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Meaning of EMMETROPIA

Pronunciation:  `emi'trowpeeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (ophthalmology) the normal refractive condition of the eye in which there is clear focus of light on the retina
 

EMMETROPIA is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: physiological condition, physiological state

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Em`me*tro"pi*a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? in measure,
proportioned, suitable (? in + ? measure) + ?, ?, eye.]
(Med.)
That refractive condition of the eye in which the rays of
light are all brought accurately and without undue effort to
a focus upon the retina; -- opposed to hypermetropia, myopia,
an astigmatism.

 

 

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