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[L. refractio, a breaking back]
1. Deflection from a straight path, as of light rays as they pass through media of different densities; the change in direction of a ray when it passes from one medium to another of a different density. 2. Determination of the amount of ocular refractive errors and their correction.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Refraction." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759252/all/refraction.
Refraction. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759252/all/refraction. Accessed October 19, 2019.
Refraction. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759252/all/refraction
Refraction [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 19]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/759252/all/refraction.
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