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2 definitions found
 for Amaurosis
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  amaurosis \am`au*ro"sis\ ([a^]m`[add]*r[=o]"s[i^]s), n. [Gr.
     'amay`rosis, fr. 'amayro`s dark, dim.] (Med.)
     A loss or decay of sight as the result of a neurological
     disease, without any perceptible changes in the eye; --
     gutta+serena,+the+"{drop+serene">called also gutta serena, the "{drop serene" of Milton.
     [1913 Webster + AS]
  
     Amaurosis fugax (Med.), Temporary amaurosis
        [AS]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  amaurosis
      n 1: partial or total loss of sight without pathology of the
           eye; caused by disease of optic nerve or retina or brain

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