visual (vizh´u-al)

1. Relating to vision. 2. Denoting a person who learns and remembers more readily through sight than through hearing.visile (3); [Late L. visualis, fr. visus, vision]
functional v. loss an apparent loss of visual acuity or visual field with no substantiating physical signs; often due to a natural concern about visual loss combined with suggestibility and a fear of the worst; best treated with reassurance.


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