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 m-ss 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 circ-mstance 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.
- Absolute index of refraction
see under . a number indicating the speed of light in a given medium as either the ratio of the speed of light in a vacuum to that in the given medium (absolute index of refraction) or the ratio of the speed of light in a specified medium to that in the given medium (relative […]