hemianopia

noun
hemi·​an·​o·​pia | \ -ə-ˈnōp-ē-ə How to pronounce hemianopia (audio) \
variants: or hemianopsia \ -​ə-​ˈnäp-​sē-​ə How to pronounce hemianopia (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemianopia

: blindness in one half of the visual field of one or both eyes

called also hemiopia

Other Words from hemianopia

hemianoptic \ -​ə-​ˈnäp-​tik How to pronounce hemianopia (audio) \ adjective

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“Hemianopia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemianopia. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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