from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, the morbid condition of vision in which a single object appears double. Also diplopy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) The act or state of seeing double.

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  • noun pathology An ophthalmologic condition where one perceives two images; double vision.

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  • noun visual impairment in which an object is seen as two objects


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diplo- + -opia


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  • We have a horrible

         kind of diplopia -

    (1) straight, clinical,

         accurate, X-ray,

    (2) refracted

         to serve out bent calling.

    - Peter Reading, War Artistes, from Diplopic, 1983

    June 30, 2008

  • JM acknowledges that some things are so amazing that diplopia is required.

    October 18, 2010