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noun 
  1. (optics) A defect of a lens such that light rays coming from a point do not meet at a focal point so that the image is blurred.
  2. (pathology) A disorder of the vision, usually due to a misshapen cornea, such that light does not focus correctly on the retina causing a blurred image.
Translations: 
  • German: Astigmatismus
Etymology: From astigmatic


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