absolute glaucoma n.
The final stage of blindness in glaucoma.
Only such eyes as have high hypertony, for example, in absolute glaucoma, are unaffected during chloroform narcosis.
- Absolute hemianopsia
absolute hemianopsia absolute hemianopsia n. Hemianopsia in which the affected half of the visual field is insensitive to all visual stimuli.
- Absolute humidity
the mass of water vapor present in a unit volume of moist air. Historical Examples The absolute humidity as a whole decreases as the temperature falls. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5 Various The absolute humidity is low, often less than ten grams per cubic metre. Wind and Weather Alexander McAdie The relative […]
- Absolute impediment
a fact or circumstance that disqualifies a person from lawful marriage. Historical Examples He did not remember to have met during his long career an invincible resistance or an absolute impediment. The Widow Lerouge Emile Gaboriau
- Absolute hyperopia
absolute hyperopia absolute hyperopia n. Manifest hyperopia that cannot be overcome by accommodation.