polyopia
poly·opia .päl-ē-'ō-pē-ə n perception of more than one image of a single object esp. with one eye

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n.
the sensation of multiple images of one object. It is sometimes experienced by people with early cataract. See also diplopia.

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poly·opia (pol″e-oґpe-ə) [poly- + -opia] the condition in which one object appears as two or more objects.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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