stigmatism


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stigmatism

[′stig·mə‚tiz·əm]
(physiology)
A condition of the refractive media of the eye in which rays of light from a point are accurately brought to a focus on the retina.
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Yes, there were checklists and surveys that the returning Marines filled out, but no one wanted to "deal with the stigmatism behind it," according to Mr.
This shift has allowed the earlier years of those in need of assistive technology and the negative stigmatism attached to it to be lifted as it is now accepted by all.
The contact lenses were not doing enough because I've a stigmatism in my (left) eye so the laser actually rectified it.
But this would not happen unless stigmatism around HIV-AIDS was dealt with.
Attempting to maintain their life-long social networks in their rural communities was important to a number of the dementia care networks, while others were concerned with the stigmatism and safety of the person with dementia.
47) In his concurrence in the same case, Justice Harlan reiterated the severe consequences in terms of loss of liberty and stigmatism associated with a criminal conviction.
There are a percentage of people who will never be able to see 3D - if they have a slight stigmatism in their eyes or if their eyes aren't completely symmetrical.
There are exceptions, of course--some "critics have remarked on the emotional impact of The Bluest Eye" (Bouson 1999, 230)--and thus we can use this novel as a template for the practice of an ethical emotive criticism that connects feeling to thought, in this case to psychological models of racism, stigmatism, judging by appearance, and hierarchies of emotions.