Definition of Central vision

1. Noun. Vision using the fovea and parafovea; the middle part of the visual field.

Medical Definition of Central vision

1. Vision stimulated by an object imaged on the fovea centralis. Synonym: direct vision. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Central Vision

central terminal electrode
central thalamic radiations
central trait
central traits
central transactional core
central type neurofibromatosis
central vacuum
central vein of retina
central vein of suprarenal gland
central veins of liver
central venous catheter
central venous line
central venous pressure
central vision (current term)
centralised hospital services
centralised sewage treatment

Literary usage of Central vision

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Most of these patients have diminished central vision, photophobia and nystagmus. For practically testing the color vision, in general, ..."

2. An Index of differential diagnosis of main symptoms by Herbert French (1918)
"It is necessary to distinguish between peripheral and central vision ; or, ... The vision obtained by the fixation of the eye is termed ' central vision. ..."

3. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1895)
"w gives the notes of a case of failure of central vision in an otherwise healthy man aged 57 years. In the loft eye, which was first affected, ..."

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 (1905)
"very well account for what is found in his visual field, because there would have to be, in that case, a disturbance of central vision. ..."

5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1905)
"If the fields of vision be taken, it will be found that the central vision is defective though the peripheral vision may remain good. ..."

6. The Effect of Achromatic Conditions on the Color Phenomena of Peripheral Vision by Grace Maxwell Fernald (1909)
"them to shift toward red in central vision, hut a variation in the brightness conditions which causes flO appreciable change in central vision is ..."

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