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Visual acuity

visual acuity (Science: microscopy) The ability to detect fine details or small distances with the eye. Visual acuity can... Read More

Acuity

Acuity (Science: ophthalmology) The clarity or clearness, especially of the vision or hearing. Origin: L. Acuitas =... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Vision

vision 1. (Science: ophthalmology) The act or faculty of seeing, sight. 2. (Science: psychiatry) An apparition, a subjective... Read More

Wagners disease

Definition noun (pathology) A degenerative condition of the vitreous and retinal parts of the eye, and may eventually lead... Read More

Masking

Masking 1. The use of noise of any kind to interfere with the audibility of another sound. For any given intensity, low... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Wagners syndrome

Definition noun (1) A degenerative condition of the vitreous and retinal parts of the eye, and may eventually lead to... Read More

Macula lutea

Macula lutea An oval area in the retina, 3 to 5 mm in diameter, usually located temporal to the posterior pole of the eye... Read More