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1. Reduction, or dimness, of vision; especially, that in which there is no apparent pathologic condition of the eye.
2. Impairment of vision without detectable organic lesion of the eye.
3. Poor vision caused by abnormal development of visual areas of the brain in response to abnormal visual stimulation during early development.
Word Entries containing the term: “amblyopia
deprivation amblyopia
The reduction, or dimness of vision, resulting from the non-use of the eye or eyes.

It is usually secondary to an organic problem; such as, cataract or ptosis (drooping of the upper eyelid or eyelids).

hysterical amblyopia (blindness)
A unilateral or bilateral functional loss of vision involving great variations in the extent of the visual fields; seen in hysteria.
This entry is located in the following unit: hystero-, hyster-, hysteri- + (page 1)