Definition of Hemianopia
1. Noun. Blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes.
Generic synonyms: Vision Defect, Visual Defect, Visual Disorder, Visual Impairment
Definition of Hemianopia
1. Noun. hemianopsia ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Medical Definition of Hemianopia
1. Loss of vision for one half of the visual field of one or both eyes. Synonym: hemianopsia. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Hemianopia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) (1884)
"We need not, therefore, hesitate to conclude that the hemianopia was here due to the disease in the occipital lobe. A case of Westphal ' had occasional ..."
2. A Dictionary of Medicine: Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics by Richard Quain, Frederick Thomas Roberts, John Mitchell Bruce, Samuel Treat Armstrong (1894)
"There is at present an apparent contradiction between these well-attested facts, as to the production of lateral hemianopia from disease of the occipital ..."
3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"no hemianopia.1 So that the external geniculate body is by far the most important, if not the only primary center of vision. Flechsig has shown that in the ..."
4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1885)
"The following case of tumor of the cerebellum with monocular hemianopia is specially interesting in connection with the published histories of lesions of ..."
5. Diseases of the Eye: A Practical Treatise for Students of Ophthalmology by George Andreas Berry (1893)
"Two other forms of hemianopia occur, viz., temporal and nasal hemianopia. In the former the outer, and in the latter the inner half of each field of vision ..."
6. The Clinical Journal (1897)
"When hemianopia occurs, it is usually absolute ; in other words, the patient can see nothing in the hemianopic field : but hemianopia may be, so to speak, ..."