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hemianopsia

[ hem-ee-uh-nop-see-uh ]
/ ˌhɛm i əˈnɒp si ə /
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noun Ophthalmology.
any of several conditions in which there is blindness in half of the visual field, involving one or both eyes.
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Also hem·i·a·no·pi·a [hem-ee-uh-noh-pee-uh], /ˌhɛm i əˈnoʊ pi ə/, hemiopia.
Also called hemiscotosis.

Origin of hemianopsia

First recorded in 1880–85; hemi- + an-1 + -opsia
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Medical definitions for hemianopsia

hemianopsia
[ hĕm′ē-ə-nŏpsē-ə ]

n.
Loss of vision in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes.

Other words from hemianopsia

hem′i•a•noptic (-nŏptĭk) adj.
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