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astigmatism
American English: /əˈstɪɡməˌtɪzəm/
British English: /əˈstɪɡmətɪz(ə)m/

Translation of astigmatism in Spanish:

noun

uncountable and countable
  • Example sentences
    • Whether myopia, hyperopia or astigmatism is present, surgical correction attempts to redirect light rays to accommodate the refractive error.
    • Side vision is distorted and oblique rays of light passing through a spherical lens produce astigmatism.
    • Apart from testing the eye, they supply booklets detailing eye care with particular reference to refractive errors such as myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism.

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