n. astigmatism (unequal curvature of the lens of the eye creating a distorted image)

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  • astigmia — s. f. O mesmo que astigmatismo …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • astigmia — Eng. Astigmia Ver astigmatismo …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • astigmia — SYN: astigmatism. * * * astig·mia mē ə n ASTIGMATISM * * * astig·mia (ə stigґme ə) [a 1 + Gr. stigma a point + ia] astigmatism …   Medical dictionary

  • astigmia — astig·mia …   English syllables

  • astigmia — noun 1. (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea; common in nearsighted people • Syn: ↑astigmatism • Derivationally related forms: ↑astigmatic, ↑astigmatic (for: ↑astigmatism) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Max Scheler — Full name Max Scheler Born August 22, 1874(1874 08 22) Died May 19, 1928(1928 05 19) (aged 53) …   Wikipedia

  • astigmatism — /euh stig meuh tiz euhm/, n. 1. Also called astigmia /euh stig mee euh/. Ophthalm. a refractive error of the eye in which parallel rays of light from an external source do not converge on a single focal point on the retina. 2. Optics. an… …   Universalium

  • astigmatism — noun a) A defect of a lens such that light rays coming from a point do not meet at a focal point so that the image is blurred. b) A disorder of the vision, usually due to a misshapen cornea, such that light does not focus correctly on the retina… …   Wiktionary

  • Astigmatism — A common form of visual impairment in which part of an image is blurred, due to an irregularity in the curvature of the front surface of the eye, the cornea. The curve of the cornea is shaped more like an American football or a rugby ball rather… …   Medical dictionary

  • astigmatismo — Eng. Astigmatism Ametropía en la que se aprecia diferente refracción en los principales meridianos del globo ocular. Astigmia …   Diccionario de oftalmología

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