\ˌaməɹˈə͡ʊsɪs], \ˌaməɹˈəʊsɪs], \ˌa_m_ə_ɹ_ˈəʊ_s_ɪ_s]\
Definitions of AMAUROSIS
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
Diminution, or complete loss of sight, without any perceptible alteration in the organization of the eye; generally, perhaps, owing to loss of power of the optic nerve or retina-Optic ancesthe'sia. Counter-irritants are the most successful remedial agents, although the disease is always very difficult of removal, and generally totally incurable.
By Robley Dunglison
Blindness from disease of the optic nerve or of the retina. It may be albuminuric or due to renal disease; cerebral or due to brain-disease; congenital, when existing from birth; diabetic, when associated with diabetes; reflex, caused by reflex action of remote irritation; saburral, when occurring in an attack of acute gastritis; uremic, when due to uremia.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
Blindness unaccompanied by lesions demonstrable by the ophthalmoscope. At present the term is not much used.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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