Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

n. the state of refraction of the normal eye, in which parallel light rays are brought to a focus on the retina with the accommodation relaxed. Distant objects are seen clearly without any effort to focus. Compare ametropia, hypermetropia, myopia.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Psychology.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.