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diplopy


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diplopia  \Di*plo"pi*a\,  Diplopy  \Dip"lo*py\,  n.  [NL.  diplopia, 
  from  Gr  ?  double  +  the  root  of  ?  sight:  cf  F.  diplopie.] 
  (Med.) 
  The  act  or  state  of  seeing  double. 
 
  Note:  In  crossed  or  heteronymous  diplopia  the  image  seen  by 
  the  right  eye  is  upon  the  left  hand,  and  that  seen  by 
  the  left  eye  is  upon  the  right  hand.  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