TITLE

longsightedness

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1265
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "longsightedness" is presented. Longsightedness refers to hyperophia. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the word is also presented.
ACCESSION #
21234477

 

Related Articles

  • hyperope.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1035 

    A definition of the term "hyperope" is presented, which refers to someone who is farsighted.

  • hyperopia.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1035 

    A definition of the medical term "hyperopia" is presented. Hyperopia refers to a defect in vision in which parallel rays come to a focus behind the retina as a result of flattening of the globe of the eye or of an error in refraction. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • platymorphia.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1687 

    A definition of the medical term "platymorphia" is presented. It refers to having an eye with a shortened anteroposterior diameter, which results in hyperopia. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • farsightedness.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p777 

    A definition of the medical term "farsightedness" is presented. Farsightedness refers to an error of refraction in which, with accommodation completely relaxed, parallel rays come to a focus behind the retina. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A....

  • Africa, sub-Saharan.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p52 

    A definition of the term Africa, sub-Saharan is presented. Sub-Saharan Africa is the large region of Africa that lies just south of the Sahara desert. Common infections in this region include malaria, meningitis, tuberculosis, and HIV. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical...

  • HL, Hl.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1003 

    The acronym "HL" or "HI" is presented, which means latent hyperopia.

  • Ht.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1013 

    The acronym "Ht" is presented, which means total hypermetropia.

  • heredity.  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p17 

    The medical term "heredity," which refers to the passing of a trait from parent to child, is presented. The definition is from the "Diabetes Dictionary."

  • hormone.  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p18 

    A definition of the medical term "hormone" is presented. Hormone refers to a chemical produced in one part of the body and released into the blood to trigger or regulate particular functions of the body. Synthetic hormones are those made for use as medicines and can be the same or different from...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics