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



BrE BrE//ˌprezbiˈəʊpiə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌprezbiˈoʊpiə//
[uncountable] (medical)
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the condition, that is usually found in older people, when somebody is not able to see clearly objects that are close Word Originlate 18th cent.: modern Latin, from Greek presbus ‘old man’ + ōps, ōp- ‘eye’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: presbyopia