Translation: from english

near point of convergence

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  • near point of convergence — the point of intersection of the lines of sight at maximum convergence …   Medical dictionary

  • Convergence insufficiency — Convergence Insufficency Classification and external resources ICD 10 H51.1 ICD 9 378.83 …   Wikipedia

  • Convergence (eye) — In ophthalmology, convergence is the simultaneous inward movement of both eyes toward each other, usually in an effort to maintain single binocular vision when viewing an object. [1] This action is mediated by the medial rectus muscle, which is… …   Wikipedia

  • convergence — 1. The tending of two or more objects toward a common point. 2. The direction of the visual lines to a near point. [L. con vergere, to incline together] accommodative c. the meter angle of c. expressed in diopters; equal to the product of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • convergence — /kənˈvɜdʒəns/ (say kuhn verjuhns) noun 1. Also, convergency. the act or fact of converging. 2. Also, convergency. convergent state or quality. 3. Also, convergency. degree of convergence, or point of convergence. 4. Physiology a turning of the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • convergence — /keuhn verr jeuhns/, n. 1. an act or instance of converging. 2. a convergent state or quality. 3. the degree or point at which lines, objects, etc., converge. 4. Ophthalm. a coordinated turning of the eyes to bear upon a near point. 5. Physics. a …   Universalium

  • convergence — n. 1) (in neurology) the formation of nerve tracts by fibres coming together into one pathway from different regions of the brain. 2) (in ophthalmology) the ability of the eyes to turn inwards and focus on a near point so that a single image is… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • convergence — con•ver•gence [[t]kənˈvɜr dʒəns[/t]] n. 1) an act or instance of converging 2) a convergent state or quality 3) the degree or point of converging 4) oph a coordinated turning of the eyes to bear upon a near point 5) bio evo a similarity of… …   From formal English to slang

  • point — 1. SYN: punctum. 2. A sharp end or apex. 3. A slight projection. 4. A stage or condition reached, as the boiling p. 5. To become ready to open, said of an abscess or boil the wall of which is becoming thin and about to rupture. 6. In mathematics …   Medical dictionary

  • convergence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Inclination toward each other Nouns convergence, confluence, conflux, concourse; centralization, concentration, corradiation; collision course; bottleneck, funnel; appulse, meeting; focus, focal point,… …   English dictionary for students

  • amplitude of convergence — the difference in the power required to turn the eyes from their far point to their near point of convergence …   Medical dictionary


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