astigmatic

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Astigmatic \As'tig*mat"ic\, adjective (Med. & Opt.) Affected with, or pertaining to, astigmatism; as, astigmatic eyes; also, remedying astigmatism; as, astigmatic lenses.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

astigmatic

adjective

1: of or relating to a defect in the eye or in a lens caused by a deviation from spherical curvature which prevents light rays from meeting at a common focus and so results in distorted images [ant: {anastigmatic}, {stigmatic}]


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