Definition of hemianopia in English:

hemianopia

Line breaks: hemi|an¦opia
Pronunciation: /ˌhɛmɪəˈnəʊpɪə
 
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(also hemianopsia /-ˈnɒpsɪə/)

noun

[mass noun]
Blindness over half the field of vision.
More 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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