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double vision

A disorder of vision in which a single object appears double. Also called diplopia.


(dɪˈploʊ pi ə)

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.double vision - 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
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