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blind·ness

(blīnd'nes),
1. Loss of the sense of sight; absolute blindness connotes no light perception.
See also: amblyopia, amaurosis.
2. Loss of visual appreciation of objects although visual acuity is normal.
3. Absence of the appreciation of sensation, for example, taste blindness.
Synonym(s): typhlosis
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typhlosis

An obsolete term for the inability to see; blindness.
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blind·ness

(blīnd'nĕs)
1. Loss of the sense of sight; absolute blindness connotes no light perception.
See also: amblyopia, amaurosis
2. Loss of visual appreciation of objects although visual acuity is normal.
3. Absence of the appreciation of sensation, e.g., taste blindness.
Synonym(s): typhlosis.
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