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A condition in which the shape and size of the ocular image differ in each eye.

[From anis(o)- + Greek eikōn, image.]

an·i′sei·kon′ic (-kŏn′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.aniseikonic - relating to or characteristic of the visual defect aniseikonia
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Anisometropic and aniseikonic patients are especially susceptible to strabismus, despite being able to pass some stereopsis tests.