Meaning of asthenopia


Pronunciation: (as"thu-nō'pē-u), [key]
— n. Ophthalm.
  1. a fatigue or tiring of the eyes, usually characterized by discomfort, dimness of vision, and headache, caused by overuse of the visual organs, dysfunction of the ocular muscles, and incorrect refraction.
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