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macropsia

[ muh-krop-see-uh ]
/ məˈkrɒp si ə /
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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·cro·pi·a [muh-kroh-pee-uh], /məˈkroʊ pi ə/, mac·rop·sy [mak-rop-see]. /ˈmæk rɒp si/.
Also called megalopsia, megalopia.
Compare micropsia.

Origin of macropsia

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

macropsia
/ (məˈkrɒpsɪə) /

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
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