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the perception of two images of a single object; called also double vision.
binocular diplopia double vision in which the images of an object are formed on noncorresponding points of the retinas.
crossed diplopia horizontal diplopia in which the image belonging to the right eye is displaced to the left of the image belonging to the left eye (divergent strabismus).
direct diplopia horizontal diplopia in which the image belonging to the right eye appears to the right of the image belonging to the left eye (convergent strabismus).
horizontal diplopia diplopia in which the two images lie in the same horizontal plane, being either direct or crossed.
vertical diplopia diplopia in which one image appears above the other in the same vertical plane.
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diplopia in which the image seen by the right eye is to the left of the image seen by the left eye.
Synonym(s): heteronymous diplopia
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cross·ed di·plo·pi·a(krawst dip-lō'pē-ă)
Diplopia in which the image seen by the right eye is to the left of the image seen by the left eye.
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Binocular vision in which the image is on the side opposite from the eye that sees it.
See also: diplopia
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