scotoma

noun sco·to·ma \ skə-ˈtō-mə \

Definition of scotoma

plural scotomas or scotomata play \skə-ˈtō-mə-tə\
: a spot in the visual field in which vision is absent or deficient

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Origin and Etymology of scotoma

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, dimness of vision, from Greek skotōmat-, skotōma, from skotoun to darken, from skotos


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scotoma

noun sco·to·ma \ skə-ˈtō-mə \

medical Definition of scotoma

plural scotomas or scotomata play \-mət-ə\
: a spot in the visual field in which vision is absent or deficient

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