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noun. ['əˈstɪgməˌtɪzəm'] (optics) defect in an optical system in which light rays from a single point fail to converge in a single focal point.
Rhymes with Astigmatism
How do you pronounce astigmatism?
Pronounce astigmatism as əˈstɪgməˌtɪzəm.
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Sentences with astigmatism
1. Noun, singular or mass
Cylinder power is the power to correct astigmatism.
2. Verb, past participle
PRK is used to correct the vision of patients who are farsighted, nearsighted or have astigmatism.
noun. ['əˈstɪgməˌtɪzəm'] (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea; common in nearsighted people.