amaurosis fugax amaurosis fu·gax (fōō’gāks’, fyōō’-)
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 […]
- Amaurotic pupil
amaurotic pupil amaurotic pupil n. a pupil in an eye that is blind because of ocular or optic nerve disease, and that contracts in response to light only when the normal eye is stimulated with light.
noun (canadian) a hood on an inuit woman’s parka for carrying a child historical examples as the amaut is lined both inside and out with reindeer- or seal-skin, this pouch makes a nice warm nest for the child. eskimo life fridtjof nansen
- Amazing grace
amazing grace a popular hymn. contemporary examples she ended her speech by singing a “amazing grace” a cappella. oslo freedom forum: the davos for do-gooding dissidents eli lake may 10, 2012 with a different singer came a different song, the perfect one, “amazing grace.” a 9/11 widow’s perfect ‘amazing grace’ at the ground zero museum […]
a river in n south america, flowing e from the peruvian andes through n brazil to the atlantic ocean: the largest river in the world in volume of water carried. 3900 miles (6280 km) long. cl-ssical mythology. one of a nation of female warriors said to dwell near the black sea. one of a fabled […]