diplopia

[dih-ploh-pee-uh]
noun Ophthalmology.
a pathological condition of vision in which a single object appears double (opposed to haplopia ).
Also called double vision.


Origin:
1805–15; < Neo-Latin; see diplo-, -opia

diplopic [dih-plop-ik, -ploh-pik] , adjective
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diplopia (dɪˈpləʊpɪə)
 
n
a visual defect in which a single object is seen in duplicate; double vision. It can be caused by incorrect fixation or by an abnormality in the visual system
 
[C19: New Latin, from diplo- + Greek ōps eye]
 
diplopic
 
adj

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diplopia di·plo·pi·a (dĭ-plō'pē-ə)
n.
See double vision.


di·plo'pic (-plō'pĭk, -plŏp'ĭk) adj.
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diplopia   (dĭ-plō'pē-ə)  Pronunciation Key 
A disorder of vision in which a single object appears double.
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Eye movement disorders: diplopia, nystagmus, and other ocular oscillations.
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