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polyopia

 [pol″e-o´pe-ah]
visual perception of several images of a single object.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

polyopia

The perception of multiple images of a single object.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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