amaurosis /ˌamɔːˈrəʊsɪs/

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I. noun [ mass noun]

1.
[Medicine] partial or total blindness without visible change in the eye, typically due to disease of the optic nerve, spinal cord, or brain.
II. derivatives

amaurotic /ˌamɔːˈrɒtɪk /
adjective


– origin mid 17th cent.: from Greek amaurōsis, from amauroun ‘darken’, from amauros ‘dim’.

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