Definition of Hyperopic

1. Adjective. Abnormal ability to focus of distant objects.

Exact synonyms: Hypermetropic
Category relationships: Ophthalmology
Similar to: Farsighted, Presbyopic
Derivative terms: Hypermetropia, Hypermetropy, Hyperopia



Definition of Hyperopic

1. Adjective. Farsighted; of, having, or pertaining to hyperopia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hyperopic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Hyperopic

1. Pertaining to hyperopia. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperopic

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hyperoperation
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hyperopic (current term)
hyperopic astigmatism
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hyperornithinaemia
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Literary usage of Hyperopic

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1. A Practical Treatise on Ophthalmology by Lawrance Webster Fox (1920)
"All meridians are hyperopic. as indicated by both red and green lines projecting beyond ... Simple hyperopic Astigmatism—In this condition one meridian is ..."

2. Refraction of the Human Eye and Methods of Estimating the Refraction by James Thorington (1916)
"The hyperopic eye is spoken of as far-sighted, and the condition as one of far-sightedness. The hyperopic eye may be described in many different ways: 1. ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1890)
"Increase of hyperopic astigmatism is, however, a different matter, for here we have ... three cases of progressive astigmatism, one of which was hyperopic. ..."

4. Text-book of Diseases of the Eye: For Students and Practitioners of Medicine by Howard Forde Hansell, William Merrick Sweet (1903)
"... lens will bring out the line in the hyperopic meridian and dull the others, a concave spherical will bring out the lines in the myopic meridian and dull ..."

5. Mental Development and Education by Michael Vincent O'Shea (1921)
"... or hyperopic eye. The eyeball is too short and the rays of light focus back of the retina. the same in every meridian. The various defects of the ..."

6. Refraction, Including Muscle Imbalance and the Adjustment of Glasses by Royal Samuel Copeland, Adolph Ernest Ibershoff (1906)
"(Fig. 48.) The strongest convex cylinder which makes the patient's vision F1G. 48.—Showing Position of Focal Lines in Simple hyperopic ..."

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