from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
He also had epilepsy, migraines and a brain disorder called micropsia and macropsia, in which the brain perceives objects to be smaller or larger than they actually are.
Dysmegalopsia: perceiving objects as becoming larger (macropsia) or smaller (micropsia); dysmorphopsia: perceiving objects as distorted in shape
Psychic seizures: Isolated auras with hallucinations, depersonalisations, micropsia or macropsia, déjà vu or jamais vu (especially if right sided origin) can occur.
Of course, I could continue to delineate patterns and trend lines on chart after chart -- not solely the micropsia group -- but I suspect you get the idea, so will stop here.
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