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the difference in the angles formed by the lines of sight to two objects situated at different distances from the eyes; a factor in the visual perception of depth.
Synonym(s): stereoscopic parallax
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The basis of stereoscopic vision; the difference in the angles formed by the lines of sight to two objects at different distances from the eyes. This is important in depth perception.
See also: parallax
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