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macropsia

[ muh-krop-see-uh ]
/ m蓹藞kr蓲p si 蓹 /
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noun Ophthalmology.
a defect of vision in which objects appear to be larger than their actual size.
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Also ma路cro路pi路a [muh-kroh-pee-uh], /m蓹藞kro蕣 pi 蓹/, mac路rop路sy [mak-rop-see]. /藞m忙k r蓲p si/.
Also called megalopsia, megalopia.
Compare micropsia.

Origin of macropsia

From New Latin, dating back to 1885鈥90; see origin at macr-, -opsia
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British Dictionary definitions for macropsia

macropsia
/ (m蓹藞kr蓲ps瑟蓹) /

noun
the condition of seeing everything in the field of view as larger than it really is, which can occur in diseases of the retina or in some brain disorders
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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