amblyopia definition

  • noun:
    • Dimness of sight, particularly when occurring in one single attention without evident real defect or condition. Also called lazy attention.
    • dimness or blurring for the vision due to a fault in transmission of indicators on mind from an otherwise healthier eye.
    • Weakness of picture, without and opacity for the cornea, or for the inside associated with eye; the first level of amaurosis.
    • In pathology, dullness or obscurity of sight, without the evident problem of organs of picture: 1st stage of amaurosis. Also amblyopy.
    • a failure sight, as distinguished from amaurosis or complete blindness.
    • artistic disability without apparent organic pathology

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