axial myopia

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ax·i·al my·o·pi·a

myopia resulting from elongation of the globe of the eye.

axial myopia

Myopia due to elongation of the axis of the eye.
See also: myopia


short sightedness; light rays focus in front of the retina. The opposite of hypermetropia.

axial myopia
results from the anteroposterior length of the eye being longer than normal.
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