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direct vision

direct vision in Medicine

direct vision n.
See central vision.

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  • The faculty of direct vision is like the latent life of the vegetable world.

    Second Sight

    Sepharial
  • To them that picture of Somerset had all the cogency of direct vision.

    A Laodicean Thomas Hardy
  • Light, you understand, is the means of giving to the disincarnated soul a direct vision of its planetary existences.

    Lumen Camille Flammarion
  • The discussion as to whether the gold or the point of aim shall be the object of direct vision may be postponed for the present.

  • He did not content himself with rendering only the masses that his direct vision gave him.

  • Something is happening there, or something is being discussed; at any rate it is an episode singled out for direct vision.

    The Craft of Fiction

    Percy Lubbock
  • But in its bloom the direct vision may be even more active, more practical, than are the reasoned processes.

  • Thus the direct vision is more generally found in association with the passive temperament.

    Second Sight

    Sepharial
  • The pivot of the eye must coincide with the centre of the perspective, because all images are observed in direct vision.

  • And this not only observable in the Laws of direct vision, but in some part also verified in the reflected rayes of sight.

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