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astigmatismnoun [U]

uk   us   /əˈstɪɡ.mə.tɪ.zəm/ specialized
a ​fault in the lens of the ​eye that ​reduces the ​quality of ​sight, ​especially a ​fault that ​stops the ​eye from focusing
astigmatic
adjective uk   /ˌæs.tɪɡˈmæt.ɪk/  us   /-ˈmæt̬-/
(Definition of astigmatism from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “astigmatism”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指妨碍眼睛调焦的)散光,散视…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指妨礙眼睛對焦的)散光…
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