visual field

noun

Definition of visual field

:the entire expanse of space visible at a given instant without moving the eyes called also field of vision

First Known Use of visual field

1875


Medical Dictionary

visual field

noun

medical Definition of visual field

:the entire expanse of space visible at a given instant without moving the eyes called also field of vision

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