Medical Dictionary

photopsia


photopsia

noun pho·top·sia \fō-ˈtäp-sē-ə\

Definition of PHOTOPSIA

:  the perception of light (as luminous rays or flashes) that is purely subjective and accompanies a pathological condition especially of the retina or brain
March 01, 2015
macaroni Hear it
Tube-shaped pasta or a fop or dandy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears