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  1. simple past tense and past participle of over-accommodate


over-accommodated (comparative more over-accommodated, superlative most over-accommodated)

  1. (ophthalmology) Involving a focal point that falls behind the retina.
    • 1975, Frederick M. Toates, Control theory in biology and experimental psychology, page 129:
      The eye is under-accommodated for near objects but over-accommodated for distant ones.
    • 2008, Christopher Dainty, Adaptive Optics for Industry and Medicine, →ISBN:
      If the eye is over-accommodated the derivative of the changes in lens power and the derivative of the changes in contrast will have the opposite signs as these two signals will be out of phase; and vice versa for an under-accommodated eye.
  2. Having an excessive level of accommodation.