bitemporal hemianopia


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Related to bitemporal hemianopia: binasal hemianopia, Homonymous hemianopia

bi·tem·po·ral hem·i·a·nop·i·a

blindness in the temporal field of vision of both eyes.

bitemporal hemianopia

Etymology: L, bis, twice, tempora, temples; Gk, hemi, half, opsis, vision
a loss of the temporal half of the vision in each eye, usually resulting from a lesion in the chiasmal area such as a pituitary tumor.

bitemporal hemianopia

Blindness in the temporal half of the visual field in each eye.
See also: hemianopia