Hemianopsia



[hem-ee-uh-nop-see-uh] /ˌhɛm i əˈnɒp si ə/

noun, Ophthalmology.
1.
any of several conditions in which there is blindness in half of the visual field, involving one or both eyes.

hemianopsia hem·i·a·nop·si·a (hěm’ē-ə-nŏp’sē-ə) or hem·i·a·no·pi·a (-nō’pē-ə)
n.
Loss of vision in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes.
hem’i·a·nop’tic (-nŏp’tĭk) adj.

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