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Meaning of AMAUROSIS

Pronunciation:  `amo'rowsis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  partial or total loss of sight without pathology of the eye; caused by disease of optic nerve or retina or brain
 

AMAUROSIS is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Am`au*ro"sis\, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? dark, dim.] (Med.)
A loss or decay of sight, from loss of power in the optic
nerve, without any perceptible external change in the eye; --
called also {gutta serena}, the ``{drop serene}'' of Milton.

 

 

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