variants or less commonly parablepsis
or parablepsy
plural parablepsias
or parablepses
or parablepsies
: false or distorted vision

Word History


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 5 Dec. 2023.

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