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asthenopia

Pronunciation: as′thĕ-nō′pē-ă

Definition: Subjective symptoms of ocular fatigue, discomfort, lacrimation, and headaches arising from use of the eyes.

Synonym(s): eyestrain

[G. astheneia, weakness, + ōps, eye]

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