blindsight

[blahynd-sahyt]
noun
  1. the ability of a blind person to sense accurately a light source or other visual stimulus even though unable to see it consciously.

Origin of blindsight

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British Dictionary definitions for blindsight

blindsight

noun
  1. the ability to respond to visual stimuli without having any conscious visual experience; it can occur after some forms of brain damage
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