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[mahy-oh-pee-uh] /maɪˈoʊ pi ə/ noun 1. Ophthalmology. a condition of the eye in which parallel rays are focused in front of the retina, objects being seen distinctly only when near to the eye; nearsightedness (opposed to ). 2. lack of foresight or discernment; obtuseness. 3. narrow-mindedness; intolerance. /maɪˈəʊpɪə/ noun 1. inability to see distant objects […]
[mahy-op-ik, -oh-pik] /maɪˈɒp ɪk, -ˈoʊ pɪk/ adjective 1. Ophthalmology. pertaining to or having ; nearsighted. 2. unable or unwilling to act prudently; shortsighted. 3. lacking tolerance or understanding; narrow-minded. adj. “short-sighted,” 1800, from myopia + -ic. Figurative use from 1891. Related: Myopical (1748); myopically.
- Myopic astigmatism
myopic astigmatism n. Astigmatism in which one meridian is myopic while the one at a right angle to it is without refractive error.
- Myopic crescent
myopic crescent n. A white or grayish white crescent-shaped area in the fundus of the eye caused by atrophy of the choroid.