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  • n. A disorder in which objects appear much smaller than normal, most often the result of a neurological dysfunction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, an affection of the eye in which objects appear less than their actual size.


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  • Micropsia is the contrary condition, ie. when objects appear smaller than they really are.

    November 29, 2007

  • May 25, 2007