A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (medicine)
a. near-sightedness
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La miopía de Rosario debe ser genética porque toda la familia lleva gafas.Rosario's near-sightedness must be genetic because the whole family wears glasses.
b. short-sightedness (United Kingdom)
Paloma temía que la miopía la impidiera triunfar como atleta de mayor.Paloma feared her short-sightedness would prevent her from becoming a successful athlete when she was older.
c. myopia
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
La miopía es uno de los defectos de visión más comunes entre nuestros pacientes.Myopia is one of the most common visual defects among our patients.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. short-sightedness
b. near-sightedness
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (specialized term)
a. myopia
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short-sightedness; near-sightedness; (EEUU) myopia (formal)
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