medical Definition of blindsight
- Following visual-cortex damage, certain patients report no conscious ability to see on one side of their visual field but still unconsciously perceive the identity and location of items in that same visual field. Scientists call this phenomenon blindsight.
- —Bruce Bower, Science News, 15 Sept. 2007
blindsightedplay \ˈblīn(d)-ˌsī-təd\ adjective
- a blindsighted patient