Definition of ametropic in English:

ametropic

adjective

Ophthalmology
  • Affected by ametropia; of, relating to, or of the nature of ametropia.

    Contrasted with "emmetropic". Compare also "hypermetropic".

Pronunciation

ametropic

/ˌamɪˈtrəʊpɪk/ /ˌamɪˈtrɒpɪk/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Medical Times and Gazette. From ametropia + -ic, probably after German ametropisch or its model Dutch ametropisch.