from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Hemianopsia.
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With blurry half-vision, I felt my way to do the shot.
Each half-vision centre -- for there is one in each occipital lobe -- receives the fibres from the same side of both retinæ.
Destruction of one half-vision centre produces the condition known as
The half-vision centre, and by this is meant the portion of brain which receives impressions from each half of the field of vision, is situated for the most part on the inner (unseen) surface of the occipital lobe.
The dim half-vision of Caroline which she had seen in the pleached walk, she knew was only the shadow and projection of her own thoughts, a brooding fancy which she had unconsciously conjured up into the form of her hated rival.