aniseikonia

noun
an·​is·​ei·​ko·​nia | \ ˌa-ˌnī-ˌsī-ˈkō-nē-ə How to pronounce aniseikonia (audio) \

Definition of aniseikonia

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

Other Words from aniseikonia

aniseikonic \ ˌa-​ˌnī-​ˌsī-​ˈkä-​nik How to pronounce aniseikonic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of aniseikonia

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aniseikonia

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

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The first known use of aniseikonia was in 1934

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“Aniseikonia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aniseikonia. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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aniseikonia

noun
an·​is·​ei·​ko·​nia | \ ˌan-ˌī-ˌsī-ˈkō-nē-ə How to pronounce aniseikonia (audio) \

Medical Definition of aniseikonia

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

Other Words from aniseikonia

aniseikonic \ -​ˈkän-​ik How to pronounce aniseikonic (audio) \ adjective

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