paralysis of accommodation


Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • cycloplegia — Loss of power in the ciliary muscle of the eye; may be by denervation or by pharmacologic action. [cyclo + G. plege, stroke] * * * cy·clo·ple·gia .sī klō plē j(ē )ə, .sik lō n paralysis of the ciliary muscle of the eye * * * n. paralysis of the… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Hyperopia — Farsightedness; the ability to see distant objects more clearly than close objects. Hyperopia may be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. * * * Longsightedness; that optical condition in which only convergent rays can be brought to focus on… …   Medical dictionary

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  • micropsia — Perception of objects as smaller than they are. [micro + G. opsis, sight] * * * mi·crop·sia mī kräp sē ə also mi·crop·sy mī .kräp sē n, pl sias also sies a pathological condition in which objects appear to be smaller than they are in reality… …   Medical dictionary

  • parálisis de la acomodación — Eng. Paralysis of accommodation Parálisis del músculo ciliar que dificulta o impide la acomodación ocular …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • micropsia — n. a condition in which objects appear smaller than they really are. It is usually due to disease of the retina affecting the macula but may occur in paralysis of accommodation …   The new mediacal dictionary

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