diplopia


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Related to diplopia: vertigo, monocular diplopia, vertical diplopia

di·plo·pi·a

 (dĭ-plō′pē-ə)
di·plo′pic (-plō′pĭk, dĭ-plŏp′ĭk) adj.

diplopia

(dɪˈpləʊpɪə)
n
(Pathology) a visual defect in which a single object is seen in duplicate; double vision. It can be caused by incorrect fixation or by an abnormality in the visual system
[C19: New Latin, from diplo- + Greek ōps eye]
diplopic adj

di•plo•pi•a

(dɪˈploʊ pi ə)

n.
a pathological condition of vision in which a single object appears double. Also called double vision.
[1805–15; (dipl (o)- + -opia)]
di•plop′ic (-ˈplɒp ɪk, -ˈploʊ pɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diplopia - visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects; "diplopia often disappears when one eye is covered"
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
Translations

di·plo·pi·a

n. diplopía, visión doble.
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