faulty refraction of light rays by the eye, as in astigmatism or myopia.
loss of ability to focus images on the retina, caused by an imperfection in the refractive function of the eye
ametropia am·e·tro·pi·a (ām’ĭ-trō’pē-ə)
An eye abnormality, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, resulting from faulty refractive ability of the eye.
am’e·trop’ic (-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk) adj.
abbreviation Australian Military Forces Contemporary Examples According to the Financial Times, this is the largest amount amf has ever fined a company. $1.2 Million Worth of Kate Moss Images To Be Auctioned; LVMH Fined $10 Million in Hermès Case The Fashion Beast Team July 2, 2013 Arab Monetary Fund
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Allied Military Government. Contemporary Examples AMG (After Mean Girls), all they need to do is take off their clothes and pop on a pair of bunny ears. From ‘Mean Girls’ to ‘Clueless’: Pop Culture’s Best Back-to-School-Lessons Amy Zimmerman September 30, 2013