EMMETROPISM By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The normal optical system where distant objects are sharply focused on the retina. Also called emmetropia. Compare hyperopia- myopia. EMMETROPISM: "Emmertropism is the normal functioning of the eye and optical system." Related Psychology Terms ASTIGMATISM AMETROPIA FOCUSING MECHANISM MERIDIONAL AMBLYOPIA NODAL POINT RESOLUTION ACCOMMODATIVE SPASM DEPTH FROM MOTION ATMOSPHERIC PERSPECTIVE DOUBLE IMAGE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EMMETROPISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/emmetropism/ (accessed January 18, 2020).