amaurosis

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from New Latin amaurōsis.

Noun[edit]

amaurosis (countable and uncountable, plural amauroses)

  1. Any form of blindness that is accompanied by no obvious change to the eye; often the result of disease of the optic nerve.
    • 2008 May 22, Albert M. Maguire, “Safety and Efficacy of Gene Transfer for Leber's Congenital Amaurosis”, in The New England Journal of Medicine, volume 358, page 2240:
      Leber's congenital amaurosis (LCA) is a group of inherited blinding diseases with onset during childhood.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ᾰ̓μαύρωσῐς (amaúrōsis).

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Noun[edit]

amaurōsis f (genitive amaurōsis or amaurōseōs or amaurōsios); third declension

  1. (New Latin) amaurosis

Declension[edit]

Third declension: in the singular, Greek-type and i-stem forms; in the plural, Latin i-stem forms only.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative amaurōsis amaurōsēs
Genitive amaurōsis
amaurōseōs
amaurōsios
amaurōsium
Dative amaurōsī amaurōsibus
Accusative amaurōsim
amaurōsin
amaurōsem1
amaurōsēs
amaurōsīs
Ablative amaurōsī
amaurōse1
amaurōsibus
Vocative amaurōsis
amaurōsi
amaurōsēs

1Found sometimes in Medieval and New Latin.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: amaurosis
  • Spanish: amaurosis

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Scientific Latin amaurōsis, from Ancient Greek ᾰ̓μαύρωσῐς (amaúrōsis).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /amauˈɾosis/, [amau̯ˈɾosis]
  • Rhymes: -osis

Noun[edit]

amaurosis f (plural amaurosis)

  1. (pathology) amaurosis

References[edit]

  1. ^ amaurosis” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.