anopsia


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anopsia

(ænˈɒpsɪə)
n
a defect in vision, whether partial or total
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anopsy, anopsia, anoöpsia

blindness.
See also: Blindness
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(%)] Yes 22 (17.05) 15 (10.71) No 107 (82.95) 125 (89.29) 0.131 (a) Poor vision includes such conditions as myopia, hypermetropia, astigmatism, and anopsia. (b) Playing games [greater than or equal to] 2 times every week identified as "much." (c) One or both parents smoke in the home.
Peripheral areas * Contralateral homonymous hemi- anopsia. * Color blindness.
Odd then that with the proliferation of discourses surrounding the concept of "the postcolonial," so little attention should have been paid to a text which in its preoccupation with the contradictions, the complexities, and the complicities of colonization anticipates in so many respects what we have come to call the postcolonial novel.(1) There are, I think, three particular difficulties which may help account for that critical anopsia.