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Medical Term:

amblyogenic period

Definition

period during early visual development when the visual neurosensory system is vulnerable to developing amblyopia from blurred retinal image formation, bilateral cortical suppression (as in strabismic amblyopia), or both.

Synonym(s): critical period3

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