space myopia


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space my·o·pi·a

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