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false image

false image in Medicine

false image n.
The image produced in the deviating eye in strabismus.

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  • All that you mean by the word, Johannes, is a monstrous, false image.

    Little Johannes Frederik van Eeden
  • In another story we see that it was the living girl who was carried off, and only a false image left to deceive her parents.

    Ulster Folklore Elizabeth Andrews
  • Their miscalculation arose from underestimating the power over the mind and the passions of that false image of trade.

  • And in this country the people served idols and worshiped the false image of the cursed Diana.

    St. Nicholas George H. McKnight
  • Carlyle's account of the Royalist attack on Salisbury, 416his false image of Cromwell, 441.

  • She dressed the false image in the garments of the true Bambino, and sent it back to Ara Cœli.

    Italian Days and Ways

    Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
  • What doth the graven thing avail, because the maker thereof hath graven it, a molten, and a false image?

  • He could find it in himself, in a false image of grandeur that he built in himself.

    Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • The mirage of the desert is fairer than its sands; the false image of the under heaven fairer than the sea.

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