space myopia


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space my·o·pi·a

a type of myopia arising when no contour is imaged on the retina.

space myopia

Myopia occurring when the eye is attempting to focus on an object but all that is visible is a complete noncontrasting material, such as may occur when looking into dense fog (e.g., while piloting an airplane). No image is produced on the retina.
See also: myopia
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