micropsia

noun
mi·​crop·​sia | \ mī-ˈkräp-sē-ə How to pronounce micropsia (audio) \
variants: also micropsy \ ˈmī-​ˌkräp-​sē How to pronounce micropsy (audio) \
plural micropsias also micropsies

Medical Definition of micropsia

: a condition of abnormal visual perception in which objects appear to be smaller than they are in reality — compare macropsia

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“Micropsia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/micropsia. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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