Amaurosis

Blindness (partial or complete)

Amaurosis

Amaurosis (Greek meaning darkening, dark, or obscure) is vision loss or weakness that occurs without an apparent lesion affecting the eye. It may result from either a medical condition or from excess acceleration, as in flight. The term is the same as the Latin gutta serena. ==Types== Leber`s congenital amaurosis is an inherited disease resulting....
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Amaurosis

• (n.) A loss or decay of sight, from loss of power in the optic nerve, without any perceptible external change in the eye; -- called also gutta serena, the `drop serene` of Milton.
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amaurosis

<ophthalmology> Blindness, often occurs from a cortical lesion or from no change in the eye itself ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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amaurosis

(am″aw-ro´sis) loss of sight without apparent lesion of the eye, as from disease of the optic nerve, spine, or brain. amaurosis congenita , amaurosis congenita of Leber , congenital amaurosis hereditary blindness occurring at or shortly after birth,...
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amaurosis

noun partial or total loss of sight without pathology of the eye; caused by disease of optic nerve or retina or brain
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Amaurosis

Am`au·ro'sis noun [ Greek ..., from ... dark, dim.] (Medicine) A loss or decay of sight, from loss of power in the optic nerve, without any perceptible external change in the eye; -- called also gutta serena , the ' drop serene ' of Milton.
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Amaurosis

Amaurosis is an obsolete term for loss of sight. It became obsolete around 1900.
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amaurosis

amaurosis Partial or total loss of sight.
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amaurosis

Loss of vision without a visible lesion in the eye structures or optic nerve.
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amaurosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: am-aw-rō′sis Definitions: 1. Blindness, especially that occurring without apparent change in the eye itself, as from a brain lesion.
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amaurosis

[n] - partial or total loss of sight without pathology of the eye
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