micropsia

[ mahy-krop-see-uh ]

nounOphthalmology.
  1. a defect of vision in which objects appear to be smaller than their actual size.

Origin of micropsia

1
1895–1900; micr- + -opsia
  • Also mi·cro·pi·a [mahy-kroh-pee-uh], /maɪˈkroʊ pi ə/, mi·crop·sy [mahy-krop-see]. /ˈmaɪ krɒp si/.

Other words from micropsia

  • mi·crop·tic [mahy-krop-tik], /maɪˈkrɒp tɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for micropsia

micropsia

/ (maɪˈkrɒpsɪə) /


noun
  1. a defect of vision in which objects appear to be smaller than they appear to a person with normal vision

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