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loss

1. Electronics a measure of the power lost in an electrical system expressed as the ratio of or difference between the input power and the output power
2. at a loss at less than the cost of buying, producing, or maintaining (something)

loss

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(communications)
(engineering)
Power that is dissipated in a device or system without doing useful work. Also known as internal loss.

loss

(jargon)
Something (not a person) that loses; a situation in which something is losing. Emphatic forms include "moby loss", and "total loss", "complete loss". Common interjections are "What a loss!" and "What a moby loss!" Note that "moby loss" is OK even though **"moby loser" is not used; applied to an abstract noun, moby is simply a magnifier, whereas when applied to a person it implies substance and has positive connotations.

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The partnership is aimed at developing new therapeutic eye injections for a type of central vision loss caused by blood vessel growth at the back of the eye.
If your life is affected by central vision loss, they may be able to help you.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) leads to central vision loss when looking at something directly ahead.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an eye condition that is the leading cause of blindness and central vision loss among adults over the age of 65.
Peripheral vision remains unaffected but central vision loss is serious.
Wet AMD causes sudden and severe central vision loss and accounts for approximately 90 percent of all blindness in the elderly.
16] assessed the effects of participation in a self-management group intervention to determine whether moods, self-efficacy, and activity improved in patients with central vision loss as a result [7].
The patient has to provide the constant support to find out the problem exist in his eye belongs to central vision loss or peripheral vision loss.
For example, a person with central vision loss from AMD must adapt and be trained on how to function better with his peripheral vision, Dr.
Within the past decade, researchers have introduced many promising treatment and prevention options in an attempt to minimize central vision loss due to AMD.

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