minification


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minification

(mĭn″ĭ-fĭ-kā′shŭn)
In radiography, the reduction in the size of a fluoroscopic image to intensify the brightness of that image.

minification

A reduction in the apparent size of an object. Example: viewing a distant object through the objective of a galilean telescope. Syn. negative magnification. See visual expander field.
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Reports of simulator sickness symptoms were significantly greater in the minification (0.
Contact lenses are very useful for reducing the magnification effect in high plus powers and minification effect in high minus powers, as well as improving visual field.
Further, the tendency for ocular accommodation to lapse to the resting position with virtual displays has been suggested as the basis of apparent minification that has also been associated with virtual displays (e.