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1. astigmatism

noun. ['əˈstɪgməˌtɪzəm'] (optics) defect in an optical system in which light rays from a single point fail to converge in a single focal point.

Synonyms

  • astigmia
  • status

Antonyms

  • hyperopia
  • myopia
  • abnormality

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Rhymes with Astigmatism

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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.

2. astigmatism

noun. ['əˈstɪgməˌtɪzəm'] (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea; common in nearsighted people.

Synonyms

  • astigmia
  • keratoconus
  • keratectasia

Antonyms

  • wetness
  • unsoundness
  • guilt
  • safety
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