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Pronunciation: am′blē-ō′pē-ă

Definition: Poor vision caused by abnormal development of visual areas of the brain in response to abnormal visual stimulation during early development.

[G. amblyōpia, dimness of vision, fr. amblys dull, + ōps, eye]

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