Meaning of hemianopia in English:


Pronunciation /ˌhɛmɪəˈnəʊpɪə/


(also hemianopsia)
mass noun
  • Blindness over half the field of vision.

    ‘A 35-year-old woman was referred to our neurosurgery department with symptoms of hemianopsia, diabetes insipidus, amenorrhea, and a presumptive diagnosis of pituitary tumor.’
    • ‘Interruption of one optic tract causes total blindness in the opposite half of the visual field - hemianopia.’
    • ‘In hemianopsia persons complain of blindness in one eye.’
    • ‘My main symptoms are rapid onset aura with teichopsia, fortification spectra, unilateral temporal hemianopia and scintillating scotoma, in varying degrees of influence.’
    • ‘The test showed a complete left homonymous hemianopsia.’