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Definition 1: (optics) defect in an optical system in which light rays from a single point fail to converge in a single focal point - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for astigmia in the sense of this definition

(astigmia is a kind of ...) a state at a particular time

"a condition (or state) of disrepair" "the current status of the arms negotiations"

(astigmia belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that studies the physical properties of light

Definition 2: (ophthalmology) impaired eyesight resulting usually from irregular conformation of the cornea; common in nearsighted people - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for astigmia in the sense of this definition

(astigmia is a kind of ...) (ophthalmology) faulty refraction of light rays in the eye as in astigmatism or myopia

(... is a kind of astigmia ) abnormal bulging of the cornea of the eye

(... is a kind of astigmia ) abnormal cone-shaped protrusion of the cornea of the eye; can be treated by epikeratophakia

(astigmia belongs to category ...) the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases

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