/tif loh"sis/, n. Pathol.
[ < Gk typhl(ós) blind + -OSIS disease]

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  • Typhlōsis — (griech.), die Blendung, Blindheit. Typhlotrophĭum, eine Blindenanstalt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Typhlosis — Typhlōsis (grch.), Blendung, Blindheit; Typhlotypographīe, Reliefdruck für Blinde (s. Blindendruck) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Typhlosis — Typhlosis, griech., Blendung, Blindheit; Typhlotropheum, Blindenanstalt; Typhlotypographie, der erhabene Bücherdruck für Blinde, welche die Buchstaben durch den Tastsinn unterscheiden …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Typhlosis — Ty|phlo|sis die; <aus gleichbed. gr. týphlōsis> (veraltet) Blindheit …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • typhlosis — /tif loh sis/, n. Pathol. blindness. [ < Gk typhl(ós) blind + OSIS disease] * * * …   Universalium

  • typhlosis — SYN: blindness. [G. typhlos, blind] * * * n. an obsolete name for blindness …   Medical dictionary

  • typhlosis — n. blindness (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blindness — 1. Loss of the sense of sight; absolute b. connotes no light perception. SEE ALSO: amblyopia, amaurosis. 2. Loss of visual appreciation of objects although visual acuity is normal. 3 …   Medical dictionary

  • blindness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of sight Nouns 1. blindness, sightlessness, anopsia, cecity; total or legal blindness, binocular deprivation; blind spot; amaurosis; cataract; dimsightedness (See vision); benightedness; night or… …   English dictionary for students

  • blindness — [n] sightlessness amaurosis, anopsia, astigmatism, cataracts, darkness, defect, myopia, presbyopia, purblindness, typhlosis; concept 629 Ant. sight, sightedness …   New thesaurus

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