Scotomy Scot"o*my, n. [NL. scotomia, from Gr. ? dizziness, fr. ? to darken, fr. sko`tos darkness: cf. F. scotomie.] 1. Dizziness with dimness of sight. [Obs.] --Massinger. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Obscuration of the field of vision due to the appearance of a dark spot before the eye. [1913 Webster]

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  • scotomy — noun ( es) Etymology: Medieval Latin scotomia, alteration of scotoma obsolete : dizziness with dimness of sight …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scotoma — Sco*to ma, n. [L.] (Med.) Scotomy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dimsightedness — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Imperfect vision. >Fallacies of vision. < N PARAG:Dimsightedness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dim sight dim sight dull sight half sight short sight near sight long sight double sight astigmatic sight failing sight Sgm: N… …   English dictionary for students

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