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aniseikonia

[an-uh-sahy-koh-nee-uh] /ˌæn ə saɪˈkoʊ ni ə/
noun, Ophthalmology
1.
a defect of vision in which the images at the retinas are unequal in size.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; < New Latin; see aniso-, eikon, -ia
Related forms
aniseikonic
[an-uh-sahy-kon-ik] /ˌæn ə saɪˈkɒn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for aniseikonic

aniseikonia

/ˌænaɪsaɪˈkəʊnɪə/
noun
1.
a condition caused by a defect in the lens of the eye in which the images produced in the two eyes differ in size or shape
Derived Forms
aniseikonic, adjective
Word Origin
C20: New Latin, from aniso- + Greek eikon image
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aniseikonic in Medicine

aniseikonia an·i·sei·ko·ni·a (ān-ī'sī-kō'nē-ə)
n.
A condition in which the shape and size of the ocular image differ in each eye.

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