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binocular vision in Medicine

binocular vision n.
Vision in which both eyes are used synchronously to produce a single image.

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  • binocular vision overcomes any annoyance due to the blind-spots because they do not overlap in the visual field.

    Visual Illusions Matthew Luckiesh
  • In many cases of periodic squint the condition of binocular vision is very interesting.

    Schweigger on Squint C. Schweigger
  • These in the stereoscope exhibited all the relief resulting from binocular vision, and looked like a solid globe.

    History of Astronomy George Forbes
  • Moreover the condition of binocular vision quite confirmed the statements as to the previous squint.

    Schweigger on Squint C. Schweigger
  • The double interpretation is more readily accomplished by monocular than by binocular vision.

    Visual Illusions Matthew Luckiesh
  • (ii) To rectify the muscular equilibrium in alternating or latent squints, so that binocular vision may be regained.

  • binocular vision is easily recognized by holding a finger before the eyes and looking at a point beyond it.

    Visual Illusions Matthew Luckiesh
  • Those founded upon axial adjustment (convergence of the two axes in binocular vision) are less in error than the preceding ones.

    Visual Illusions Matthew Luckiesh
  • Therefore, in binocular vision certain things are seen with one eye only.

    Criminal Psychology Hans Gross
  • It will be recognized that only the last two are necessarily concerned with binocular vision.

    Visual Illusions Matthew Luckiesh
binocular vision in Science
binocular vision  
Vision that incorporates images from two eyes simultaneously. The slight differences between the two images—seen from slightly different positions—make it possible to perceive distances between objects in what is known as depth perception. Also called stereoscopic vision.
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