Coma aberration

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Coma aberration

The distortion of image formation created when a bundle of light rays enters an optical system not parallel to the optic axis.

(Science: botany) Any tuft, as the hairs on a seed, or the greenery on a radish or a pineapple.

Synonym: coma.

Origin: g. Kome, hair, foliage