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a lens designed to correct spheric aberration and coma (q.v.).
Synonym(s): periscopic meniscus
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ap·la·nat·ic lens(ap-lă-nat'ik lenz)
A lens designed to correct spheric aberration and coma.
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A lens that corrects spherical aberrations.
See also: lens
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