hemianopia

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Related to heteronymous hemianopia: bitemporal hemianopsia

hemianopia

(ˌhɛmɪænˈəʊpɪə)
n
(Pathology) loss of vision in either the whole left or the whole right half of the field of vision. Also called: hemianopsia or hemiopia
[C19: from hemi- + an- + Greek opsis sight]
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Noun1.hemianopia - blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyeshemianopia - blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
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Binasal hemianopsia, unlike types of visual field loss such as bitemporal heteronymous hemianopia, unilateral homonymous hemianopia, is not common and cannot be explained by a single visual tract lesion.