Definition of hypermetropia noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hypermetropia

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌhaɪpəməˈtrəʊpiə//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhaɪpərməˈtroʊpiə//
 
[uncountable](medical)
 
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the condition of being long-sighted Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from Greek hupermetros ‘beyond measure’ (from huper ‘over, above’ + metron ‘measure’) + ōps ‘eye’.
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