presbyopia

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From New Latin, from Ancient Greek πρέσβυς (présbus, old man), and New Latin -opia (vision problem), from Ancient Greek ὤψ (ṓps, eye).[1]

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presbyopia (uncountable)

  1. Inability of the eye, due to ageing, to focus on nearby objects; farsightedness

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  1. ^ presbyopia” in Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Online