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hemianopsia

[hem-ee-uh-nop-see-uh] /ˌhɛm i əˈnɒp si ə/
noun, Ophthalmology.
1.
any of several conditions in which there is blindness in half of the visual field, involving one or both eyes.
Also, hemianopia
[hem-ee-uh-noh-pee-uh] /ˌhɛm i əˈnoʊ pi ə/ (Show IPA),
hemiopia.
Also called hemiscotosis.
Origin of hemianopsia
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; hemi- + an-1 + -opsia
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hemianopsia in Medicine

hemianopsia hem·i·a·nop·si·a (hěm'ē-ə-nŏp'sē-ə) or hem·i·a·no·pi·a (-nō'pē-ə)
n.
Loss of vision in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes.


hem'i·a·nop'tic (-nŏp'tĭk) adj.
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