- Diplopia Di*plo"pi*a, Diplopy Dip"lo*py, n. [NL. diplopia,
from Gr. ? double + the root of ? sight: cf. F. diplopie.]
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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.