partial or total loss of sight, especially in the absence of a gross lesion or injury. Historical Examples M. Petrequin, in his Trait Pratique, records two cases of amaurosis in young girls produced by lumbrici. Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold Cataract may be simple, or complicated with amaurosis, adhesions, etc. Special Report on Diseases of Cattle […]
- Amaurosis congenita of leber
amaurosis congenita of leber amaurosis congenita of Leber amaurosis con·gen·i·ta of Le·ber (kən-jěn’ĭ-tə, lā’bər) n. A cone-rod abiotrophy that causes blindness or severely reduces vision at birth.
- Amaurosis fugax
amaurosis fugax amaurosis fugax amaurosis fu·gax (fōō’gāks’, fyōō’-) n. A temporary blindness that may result from transient ischemia caused by an insufficiency of the carotid artery or exposure to centrifugal force.
partial or total loss of sight, especially in the absence of a gross lesion or injury. Historical Examples amaurotic (amaurosis, blindness) family idiocy is hereditary, and the child dies at about two years of age. The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation Austin O’Malley noun (pathol) blindness, esp when occurring without observable damage to the […]