[vizh-oo-oh-spey-shuh l]


pertaining to perception of the spatial relationships among objects within the field of vision.

Nearby words

  1. visually handicapped,
  2. visually impaired,
  3. visuognosis,
  4. visuomotor,
  5. visuosensory,
  6. visé,
  7. vita,
  8. vitaceous,
  9. vitae,
  10. vital

Origin of visuospatial

1960–65; < Latin vīsu(s) sight (see visual) + -o- + spatial Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for visuospatial




Of or relating to visual perception of spatial relationships among objects.

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