aniseikonia

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noun an·is·ei·ko·nia \ˌa-ˌnī-ˌsī-ˈkō-nē-ə\

Definition of aniseikonia

  1. :  a defect of binocular vision in which the two retinal images of an object differ in size

aniseikonic

play \-ˈkä-nik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of aniseikonia

New Latin, from anis- + Greek eikōn image — more at icon


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aniseikonia

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noun an·is·ei·ko·nia \ˌan-ˌī-ˌsī-ˈkō-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of aniseikonia

  1. :  a defect of binocular vision in which the two retinal images of an object differ in size

aniseikonic

\-ˈkän-ik\play adjective

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