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diplo- +‎ -opia


diplopia (countable and uncountable, plural diplopias)

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  1. (pathology) An ophthalmologic condition where one perceives two images; double vision.
    • 1985, Lawrence Durrell, Quinx, New York: Viking, Chapter Three, p. 61,[1]
      As for Bodhidharma the only painting extant is too late to have been done from life. The sage’s eyes are crossed from his exertions. Diplopia giving the impression of the pineal eye, the Third Eye in full flower.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In crossed or heteronymous diplopia, the image seen by the right eye is upon the left hand, and vice versa. In homonymous diplopia, the image seen by the right eye is on the right side, that by the left eye on the left side. In vertical diplopia one image stands above the other.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for diplopia in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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diplopia f (plural diplopie)

  1. (patholgoy) diplopia