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[mahy-krop-see-uh] /maɪˈkrɒp si ə/

noun, Ophthalmology.
a defect of vision in which objects appear to be smaller than their actual size.
a defect of vision in which objects appear to be smaller than they appear to a person with normal vision

micropsia mi·crop·si·a (mī-krŏp’sē-ə)
A visual disorder in which objects appear much smaller than they actually are, possibly caused by a retinal disorder but often associated with hallucination or an unconscious attempt to shrink the world to a less threatening size.


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