Definition of Hemianopsia

1. Noun. Blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes.




Definition of Hemianopsia

1. Noun. (medicine) Blindness in one half of the field of vision of either or both eyes. ¹

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Medical Definition of Hemianopsia

1. Blindness for half the field of vision in one or both eyes. Origin: Gr. Opsis = vision (09 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemianopsia

hemialbumose
hemialbumoses
hemialgia
hemialgias
hemiaminal
hemiaminals
hemianaesthesia
hemianalgesia
hemianencephaly
hemianesthesia
hemianopia
hemianopias
hemianopic
hemianopic scotoma
hemianopic spectacles
hemianopsia (current term)
hemianopsias
hemianosmia
hemiaplasia
hemiapraxia
hemiarthroplasties
hemiarthroplasty
hemiascomycete
hemiascomycetes
hemiasynergia
hemiataxia
hemiathetosis
hemiatrophy
hemiazygos vein
hemiballism

Literary usage of Hemianopsia

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1889)
"During this time the papilla; became more white, the hemianopsia remained the same, the headaches were unaltered, the intellect was normal, though once or ..."

2. Diseases of the eye by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1916)
"hemianopsia on one side could be produced by a lesion affecting the lateral portion ... Homonymous lateral hemianopsia is caused by a lesion situated in the ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1887)
"In the same Journal for August, 1886, there is another paper from the pen of Dr. Seguin, entitled, " A Clinical Study of Lateral hemianopsia," in which nine ..."

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 (1894)
"Right side hemianopsia. Amnesic color-blindness. Alexia. Amnesic aphasia. A synopsis of this case may be given as follows: Pathological. ..."

5. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"hemianopsia results from the manner of connection of the fibres of the ... Lateral homonymous hemianopsia (perhaps the most usual variety, and also termed ..."

6. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"When this defect is described with reference to the field of vision, it is called hemianopsia or hemianopia ; when with reference to the retina, ..."

7. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1892)
"Clinic of hemianopsia with Hallucinations on the Blank Area of the Visual Field.—Dr. H. Bidon gives some curious details of a case of hemianopsia which he ..."

8. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1895)
"inn of fields of vision upon the perimeter showed a bitemporal hemianopsia with curvilinear area around the fixation point, the field for the left eye being ..."

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