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Appendix E: Glossary
Pages 93-96

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... Changes in the ciliary muscle and the lens in bringing light Amplitude of accon~nodation. The maximum dioptric lens power increase resulting from contraction of the ciliary muscle in response to a near stimulus.
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... Paralysis of the ciliary muscles of the eyes, which greatly reduces the amplitude of accommodation. Atropine cyclopedia, for example, refers to artificially induced paralysis caused by the anticholinergic agent atropine.
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... Dependent upon the clarity of the retinal focus, integrity of the nervous elements, and cerebral interpretation of a given stimulus at a given distance as tested with a Snellen or similar chart. In the USA using Snellen's letter chart at 20 feet, normal visual acuity is at least 20/20 for letters of high contrast with their background.

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