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Descriptor English:   Myopia 
Descriptor Spanish:   Miopía 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Miopia 
Synonyms English:   Myopias
Nearsightednesses
Nearsightedness  
Tree Number:   C11.744.636
Definition English:   A refractive error in which rays of light entering the EYE parallel to the optic axis are brought to a focus in front of the RETINA when accommodation (ACCOMMODATION, OCULAR) is relaxed. This results from an overly curved CORNEA or from the eyeball being too long from front to back. It is also called nearsightedness. 
Indexing Annotation English:   MYOPIA, DEGENERATIVE is also available
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   9408 
Unique Identifier:   D009216 

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