Pertaining to hemianopia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • hemianopic hallucination —    Also known as hemianoptic hallucination, hemi anoptic optical hallucination, hemiopic hallucination, hemioptic hallucination, and hemihallucination. The term hemianopic hallucination is indebted to the Greek words hèmi (half), an (not), and… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • hemianopic pupillary reaction — reaction in certain cases of hemianopia in which the stimulus of light thrown upon one side of the retina causes the iris to contract, while light thrown on the other side arouses no response. Called also Wernicke r …   Medical dictionary

  • hemianopic scotoma — a scotoma that affects half of the central visual field. Cf. hemianopia …   Medical dictionary

  • hemianopic scotoma — noun a scotoma involving half of the visual field • Hypernyms: ↑scotoma …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wernicke reaction — hemianopic pupillary r …   Medical dictionary

  • hemianopia —    Also known as hemianopsia. Both terms come from the Greek words hèmi (half), an (not), and opsis (seeing). They translate loosely as blindness in one half of the visual field . Phe nomenologically, various types of hemianopia can be… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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