tunnel vision


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tunnel vision

n.
1. Vision in which the visual field is severely constricted, as from within a tunnel looking out.
2. An extremely narrow point of view; narrow-mindedness.

tunnel vision

n
1. (Pathology) a condition in which peripheral vision is greatly restricted
2. narrowness of viewpoint resulting from concentration on a single idea, opinion, etc, to the exclusion of others

tun′nel vi′sion


n.
1. a drastically narrowed field of vision, as in looking through a tube, symptomatic of retinitis pigmentosa.
2. narrow-mindedness.
[1940–45]
tun′nel-vi′sioned, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tunnel vision - visual impairment involving a loss of peripheral visiontunnel vision - visual impairment involving a loss of peripheral vision
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
Translations

tunnel vision

n (Med) → Gesichtsfeldeinengung f; (fig)Engstirnigkeit f, → beschränkter Horizont

tunnel vision

n (Med) → riduzione f del campo visivo (fig) → visuale f ristretta

tun·nel vi·sion

n. visión en túnel, trastorno frecuente en casos de glaucoma avanzado que produce al paciente una disminución visual considerable tal como si mirara a través de un túnel.
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