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(dŭb′l) [L. duplus, twofold]
Duplicate, or combining two qualities.
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Q. what is the cause for double vision

A. Double vision, or diplopia, as it's called, may be due to many conditions, including disorders of the muscles of the eye (extra-ocular muscles) and the nerves controlling them, disorders of the eye ball (enlarged eyeball as in Graves' ), and sometimes disorders of vision.

Diplopia may manifest important conditions, so consulting a doctor (e.g. neurologist or ophthalmologist) may be wise.

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Q. I have fibromyalgia and am having terrible vision problems...double, blurred, feel off blance.Is this common?

A. Blurry vision is not a usual symptom in fibromyalgia. If you are experiencing this on a permenant basis you should see a doctor- either a neurologist or an ophthalmologist to rule out other vision conditions that might be causing this.

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A sign telling visitors the recently-repaired boardwalk was named after Mr Thomas was deliberately bent double.
These moves had their immediate origin in the sexually provocative dances and "batty-rider" costumes of Jamaican dance-hall and ragga culture, the woman either bent double or else upright, legs akimbo, doing the tootsie roll.
People have got to take a stand, so that's what I'm doing today" He added that his cancer had seen him bent double, "crouching like an animal", adding: "That's no life."
Personal fave Chwech is dispatched in brilliant fashion, more rocky than before, but still rammed with light and shade as guitarist Alun Evans bounces around like a three-year-old and fellow axeman and sometime organist Gruff ab Arwel stands bent double like an indie Albert Steptoe.
Bent double, he shuffled into his office, frail and shrunken, and struggled to find his seat.
BENT DOUBLE: Darren Bent scores his second - and Villa's third - of the afternoon ...
And the lilies in this engaging production, devised and performed by theatre company The Lions Part, certainly spend plenty of time in the open air - albeit either bent double turning potatoes, or up to their elbows in mud and manure.
Went to "Sega" Miners' strike war on Bent double like old beggars under sacks the poet said Like me grandpop at Dunkirk They who fought the noblest fight of all Saw last pit pony scrambling from a murky coaldust hall I war in tears Cos I didn't talk proper Like the Queen Mam, your in Christ's kingdom now When we meet I'll tell you true I do talk proper like the Queen ...
Once he retrieved the slack line his rod bent double and, after a terrific scrap he landed a personal best pollock of 8lb 3oz.
BENT DOUBLE: Darren Bent celebrates his first goal, while (inset) Andy Reid is hugged after grabbing the vital second goal
Amy Garton-Hughes, 15, from Wallasey, has a rare genetic disorder which leaves her bent double, and losing her sight, hearing and teeth.