hemianopia

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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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(15) HH may occur in different forms: (16) complete hemianopia, affecting both the upper and lower areas of the visual hemifield; quadrantanopia, affecting a visual quadrant; or a paracentral scotoma which does not exceed 10[degrees]and lies on the immediate edge of the central vision.
Visual: Visual 0 = No visual loss fields (Upper and 1 = Partial hemianopia lower quadrants) are 2 = Complete hemianopia tested by 3 = Bilateral hemianopia (Blind confrontation, using including cortical blindness) finger counting or visual threat as appropriate.
Visual No Visual Loss 0 Partial hemianopia 1 Complete hemianopia 2 Bilateral hemianopia 3 4.

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