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amaurosis (EN)

GC: n

S: http://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/view.cgi?n=1567(external link) (last access: 29 July 2015); http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000784.htm(external link) (last access: 29 July 2015).

N: 1. G. amauros, dark, obscure, + -osis, condition.
2. Blindness, especially that occurring without apparent change in the eye itself, as from a brain lesion.
3. Differences between amaurosis and amblyopia:
  • Amaurosis is the complete loss of vision in one or both eyes in the absence of ophthalmologic or other objective signs.
  • Amblyopia is the partial loss of vision in one or both eyes in the absence of ophthalmologic or other objective signs.
4. Cultural Interrelation: We can mention Zymotic Amaurosis (2008) directed by Ozan Adam.

S: 1 & 2. http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/amaurosis(external link) (last access: 29 July 2015). 3. https://pgblazer.com/difference-between-amaurosis-and-amblyopia/(external link) (last access: 29 July 2015). 4. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1503013/(external link) (last access: 7 February 2016).

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CR: amblyopia, blindness, diplopia (EN), glaucoma (EN), nyctalopia, ophthalmology, stye xerophthalmia.


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