homonymous


hom·on·y·mous

adjective \hō-ˈmä-nə-məs\

Definition of HOMONYMOUS

1
:  ambiguous
2
:  having the same designation
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

hom·on·y·mous

adjective \hō-ˈmän-ə-məs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HOMONYMOUS

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