Meaning of dichoptic in English:


Pronunciation /dʌɪˈkɒptɪk/ /dɪˈkɒptɪk/

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  • 1Entomology
    Of the eyes of certain dipteran flies: widely separated. Of a fly (or its head): having such eyes. Contrasted with "holoptic".

  • 2Physiology Psychology
    Relating to or involving the presentation of separate and independent (not merely stereoscopic) images to the two eyes.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Entomologica Americana. From dicho- + optic.