polyopia


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polyopia

 [pol″e-o´pe-ah]
visual perception of several images of a single object.

pol·y·o·pi·a

, polyopsia (pol'ē-ō'pē-ă, -op'sē-ă),
The perception of several images of the same object.
Synonym(s): multiple vision
[poly- + G. ōps, eye]

polyopia

/poly·opia/ (-o´pe-ah) visual perception of several images of a single object.

polyopia

[pol′ē·ō′pē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, polys + ops, eye
a defect of sight in which one object is perceived as many images; multiple vision. The condition can occur in one or both eyes. See also diplopia.

pol·y·o·pi·a

, polyopsia (pol'ē-ō'pē-ă, -op'sē-ă)
The perception of several images of the same object.
Synonym(s): multiple vision.
[poly- + G. ōps, eye]

polyopia

The perception of multiple images of a single object.

polyopia 

A condition in which more than one image of a single object is perceived. It may be double vision but more commonly it is multiple vision. Irregular ocular refraction as in some cataracts may sometimes be the cause. Syn. multiple vision. See diplopia; triplopia.