Ablepsia is an old (some texts say "obsolete") term meaning the same as "blindness", i.e. lack of sight; inability to see.
Another similar term having the same meaning is Ablepsy.
Compare this with the similar term Amaurosis, which refers to "partial or complete blindness".
More about Ophthalmology:
This section includes short definitions
of many diseases, disorders, and conditions of the eyes and visual system.
For definitions of other terms in this category, choose from the list to the left (but note that this is not a complete/exhaustive list).
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- A diagram of the eye
- Definitions and descriptions of the parts of the eye
- A concise description of the human retina
- Definitions of parts of the retina
- Clinical and surgical procedures re. eyes and human visual system
For further information see also our pages of books about ophthalmology.