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hemianopsia

Syllabification: hem·i·a·nop·si·a
Pronunciation: /ˌhēmēəˈnäpsēə
 
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(also hemianopia /-ˈnōpēə/)

Definition of hemianopsia in English:

noun

Blindness over half the field of vision.
Example sentences
  • A 35-year-old woman was referred to our neurosurgery department with symptoms of hemianopsia, diabetes insipidus, amenorrhea, and a presumptive diagnosis of pituitary tumor.
  • Interruption of one optic tract causes total blindness in the opposite half of the visual field - hemianopia.
  • In hemianopsia persons complain of blindness in one eye.

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