Definition of Annular scotoma

1. Noun. A circular scotoma surrounding the center of the field of vision.

Generic synonyms: Scotoma

Medical Definition of Annular scotoma

1. A circular scotoma surrounding the centre of the field of vision. See: ring scotoma. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annular Scotoma

annular eclipse
annular eclipses
annular illumination
annular ligament
annular ligament of the radius
annular ligament of the stapes
annular ligaments of the trachea
annular lipid
annular pancreas
annular placenta
annular plexus
annular scleritis
annular scotoma (current term)
annular sphincter
annular staphyloma
annular stop
annular stricture
annular synechia
annular syphilid
annular zone
annulate lamellae

Literary usage of Annular scotoma

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1. Diseases of the eye: A Handbook of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1916)
"Scotomas may develop above and below the blind-spot and gradually coalesce with Fig. 176.—annular scotoma in chronic glaucoma; moderate contraction of the ..."

2. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"(6) The oscillating field, in which there are a series of scotomata in each meridian (see Fig. 280). (c) annular scotoma (see Fig. 281). ..."

3. The Eye and Nervous System: Their Diagnostic Relations by William Campbell Posey, William Gibson Spiller (1906)
"... in the diagnosis of hysteria, has observed it when other ocular indict- Bight Flo. 4.—annular scotoma In hysteria ; moderate contraction of form field ..."

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