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homonymous

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adjective hom·on·y·mous \hō-ˈmä-nə-məs\

Definition of homonymous

  1. 1 :  ambiguous

  2. 2 :  having the same designation

  3. 3 :  of, relating to, or being homonyms

hom·on·y·mous·ly adverb


Origin of homonymous

Latin homonymus having the same name, from Greek homōnymos, from hom- + onyma, onoma name — more at name


First Known Use: 1621


Medical Dictionary

homonymous

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adjective hom·on·y·mous \hō-ˈmän-ə-məs\

Medical Definition of homonymous

  1. 1:  affecting the same part of the visual field of each eye <right homonymous hemianopia>

  2. 2:  relating to or being diplopia in which the image that is seen by the right eye is to the right of the image that is seen by the left eye




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