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direct vision

direct vision in Medicine

direct vision n.
See central vision.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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  • The faculty of direct vision is like the latent life of the vegetable world.

    Second Sight Sepharial
  • Light, you understand, is the means of giving to the disincarnated soul a direct vision of its planetary existences.

    Lumen Camille Flammarion
  • He did not content himself with rendering only the masses that his direct vision gave him.

  • The discussion as to whether the gold or the point of aim shall be the object of direct vision may be postponed for the present.

  • The subject-matter of the Apocalypse was given in direct vision—much of it, moreover, through the medium of oral address.

    Companion to the Bible E. P. Barrows
  • Something is happening there, or something is being discussed; at any rate it is an episode singled out for direct vision.

    The Craft of Fiction Percy Lubbock
  • It was not condensed enough to be visible to direct vision, yet he was aware of it from the corner of his eye.

    After London Richard Jefferies
  • Thus the direct vision is more generally found in association with the passive temperament.

    Second Sight Sepharial
  • To them that picture of Somerset had all the cogency of direct vision.

    A Laodicean Thomas Hardy
  • The pivot of the eye must coincide with the centre of the perspective, because all images are observed in direct vision.

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