para·​blep·​sia | \ ˌparəˈblepsēə \
variants: or less commonly parablepsis \ -​epsə̇s \ or parablepsy \ -​epsē \
plural parablepsias\ -​psēəz \ or parablepses\ ˌ⸗⸗ˈblep(ˌ)sēz \ or parablepsies\ ˈ⸗⸗ˌblepsēz \

Definition of parablepsia

: false or distorted vision

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History and Etymology for parablepsia

New Latin parablepsia (from para- entry 1 + Greek blepsis sight—from blepein to see + -sis —+ Latin -ia -y) & parablepsis, from para- entry 1 + Greek blepsis

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“Parablepsia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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