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Meaning of HYPEROPIA

Pronunciation:  `hIpu'rowpeeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
 

HYPEROPIA is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: farsightedness, hypermetropia, hypermetropy, longsightedness
 
 Antonyms: myopia, nearsightedness, shortsightedness
 
 See Also: ametropia, presbyopia

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hy`per*o"pi*a\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. "ype`r over + ?, ?,
the eye.]
Hypermetropia. -- {Hy`per*op"tic}, a.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: farsightedness
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Hyperopia is the condition in which parallel light rays are focused behind the retina of the eye, causing nearby objects to seem blurry while faraway objects are clearer. Compare myopia.
 

 

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