TITLE

scotoma

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1960
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "scotoma" is presented. It refers to an island-like blind spot in the visual field. Absolute scotoma is an area in the visual field in which there is absolute blindness and arcuate scotoma is an arc-shaped scotoma near the blind spot of the eye, which is caused by a nerve bundle defect on the temporal side of the optic disk.
ACCESSION #
21245091

 

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