scotoma

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noun sco·to·ma \skə-ˈtō-mə\

Definition of scotoma

plural

scotomas

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scotomata

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  1. :  a spot in the visual field in which vision is absent or deficient

Origin and Etymology of scotoma

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


First Known Use: 1875


Medical Dictionary

scotoma

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noun sco·to·ma \skə-ˈtō-mə\

Medical Definition of scotoma

plural

scotomas

or

scotomata

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  1. :  a spot in the visual field in which vision is absent or deficient


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