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[L. de, away from, + focus, hearth]
The blurring of a visual image caused by spherical aberration, chromatic aberration, or diffraction.
SYN: SEE: optical defocus
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Defocus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742265/all/defocus.
Defocus. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742265/all/defocus. Accessed May 30, 2023.
Defocus. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742265/all/defocus
Defocus [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 May 30]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742265/all/defocus.
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