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Visual acuity

Definition(s)

Acuteness or clearness of vision, especially of form vision, which is dependent mainly on the sharpness of the retinal focus.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

The ability or capacity of an observer to perceive fine detail.

Definition from: Psychological Index Terms via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: November 17, 2014