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hyperopia

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(hī″pĕr-ō′pē-ă )

[″ + ops, eye]
Farsightedness; a defect in vision in which parallel rays come to a focus behind the retina as a result of flattening of the globe of the eye or of an error in refraction. Symptoms include ocular fatigue and poor vision.
SYN: SEE: hypermetropia
SEE: emmetropia for illus

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TY - ELEC T1 - hyperopia ID - 736628 ED - Venes,Donald, BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/736628/all/hyperopia PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 23 DB - Taber's Online DP - Unbound Medicine ER -