stereopsis

[ster-ee-op-sis, steer-]

noun

stereoscopic vision; the ability to perceive depth.

Nearby words

  1. stereopair,
  2. stereopathy,
  3. stereophonic,
  4. stereophony,
  5. stereophotography,
  6. stereoptican,
  7. stereopticon,
  8. stereoradiography,
  9. stereoregularity,
  10. stereoscope

Origin of stereopsis

First recorded in 1925–30; stere(o)- + -opsis

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British Dictionary definitions for stereopsis

stereopsis

noun

stereoscopic vision

Word Origin for stereopsis

from stereo- + Greek opsis vision

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