- The subjective sensation of oscillation of objects viewed. SYN: oscillating vision. [L. oscillo, to swing, + G. opsis, vision]
* * *os·cil·lop·sia -'läp-sē-ə n a visual disturbance in which objects appear to oscillate
* * *os·cil·lop·sia (os″ĭ-lopґse-ə) [oscillo- + -opsia] a symptom in which objects appear to wiggle, jerk, or move back and forth; it sometimes accompanies nystagmus, especially the downbeat type. Called also oscillating vision.
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