stigmatism


stigmatism
/stig"meuh tiz'euhm/, n.
1. Optics. the property of a lens that is stigmatic.
2. Pathol. a condition in which stigmata are present.
[1655-65; stigmat- (see STIGMATIC) + -ISM]

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  • stigmatism — /ˈstɪgmətɪzəm/ (say stigmuhtizuhm) noun 1. Optics a condition in which there is no astigmatism. 2. Pathology the condition in which stigmata are present …   Australian English dictionary


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