Definition of amaurotic in English:

amaurotic

adjective

Medicine
  • See amaurosis

    • ‘Before coming to America, those living in small communities in Europe occasionally suffered from amaurotic idiocy, an inherited pathology attributed to inbreeding.’
    • ‘The condition differs from the other forms of amaurotic idiocy by virtue of lack of fundal changes and the presence of significant cerebellar dysfunction.’
    • ‘Klenk found no increase in the total amount of gangliosides; but Cumings reported an increase in the neuraminic acid level in the cortex in adult cases of amaurotic family idiocy.’

Pronunciation

amaurotic

/ˌamɔːˈrɒtɪk/