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[″ + 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