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horopter

[huh-rop-ter, haw-] /həˈrɒp tər, hɔ-/
noun, Ophthalmology
1.
a projection of the points in the visual field corresponding to the aggregate of points registering on the two retinas.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; < Greek hór(os) boundary + optḗr one that looks
Related forms
horopteric
[hawr-op-ter-ik] /ˌhɔr ɒpˈtɛr ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for horopter

horopter

/hɒˈrɒptə/
noun
1.
(optics) the locus of all points in space that stimulate points on each eye that yield the same visual direction as each other
Word Origin
C18: from Greek horos boundary + optēr, from ops eye
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horopter in Medicine

horopter ho·rop·ter (hô-rŏp'tər)
n.
The sum of all points in space whose images form at corresponding points on the plane of the retina.

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